On 19 Oct 2003 21:53:15 -0400 Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> spake thus:
> Luke Kearney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > Hi There, > > I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which > > fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for > > which I am grateful as Linux did not recognise the card first time > > around. Now I often move between networks and having to set the wepkey > > and ssid etc etc by hand will become very tiresome very quickly. I was > > wondering if any one can point me in the direction of a better way to > > set these. I am guessing that this will still have to be done after the > > boot but what do people use ? > > > > I was able to get the interface up and ping other hosts so no problems > > there but can this NIC be set for dhcp rather than having to go through > > the grief of setting everything manually ? > > Doesn't WEP have to be configured *before* you can communicate with > the DHCP server in the first place? Hi, You are of course absolutely correct, so I am kinda wondering how to manage this. Without connecting using the correct WEP it is a bit tough to get an IP. Again, any insights into this are appreciated. Thanks -- Luke Kearney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"