Mike - EMAIL IGNORED wrote: > This is a continuation of the thread "Add Wireless to laptop". > > > [[email protected] network-scripts]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0 > # Please read /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt > # for the documentation of these parameters. > TYPE=Wireless > DEVICE=wlan0 > BOOTPROTO=dhcp > NETMASK= > DHCP_HOSTNAME=RoseMike > IPADDR= > DOMAIN= > USERCTL=yes > IPV6INIT=no > PEERDNS=yes > ESSID=RoseMike > CHANNEL=1 > MODE=Auto > RATE=Auto > HWADDR=[verified MAC address] > ONBOOT=yes > > How do they look? I don't know what "CHANNEL" is. > Because you are connecting to an access point, I would expect Mode=Managed. If you are using WEP with a shared key, I would also expect to find a key-wlan0 file with the encryption key. You might also need SECURITYMODE=restricted in ifcfg-wlan0. I know that my access point will not respond to DHCP requests if I do not have the security mode set to restricted. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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