[NTLK] Hiroshi / WaveLan Driver: WEP 40/64 & 128 Bit Key Bug ?

Dan dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Sun Apr 25 14:23:27 PDT 2021

It has been a while since I used it, but if I recall correctly, YES it does have that problem.  Or at least I did.  The one mode worked while the other one didn't.  At the time I thought it might have been due to my router.  Then I seem to recall people on the list mentioning the same issue.  The consensus was to just use 128.  I don't recall trying different modes under 128 bits so I can't say if 128 bit can work or not.  But I do know 40/64 don't.  Or at least I never could get it to work.


On 4/25/2021 4:33 PM, Sylvain Pilet wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am checking the compatibility of new Wifi cards with Hiroshi's WaveLan driver.
> Do you remember any connection problem with WEP protection (either 40/64 or 128bit)?
> - In WEP 128 ASCII (for compatible cards) there is no problem, it works fine.
> - But in WEP 40/64 bit ASCII or 40/64 & 128 bit Hexadecimal it does not work at all.
> I use the last release of WaveLan (the one where there is no more protection (so the free version that Hiroshi made available))
> The hardware used is: several MP2k, an Airport A1088 and A1284 terminal. 
> I ask you this because I am validating new references, that I will add to MoreWifi, but I would have liked to be able to test all the Wep modes (40/64 and 128 bit) in order to make a table with all the good information. I also take the opportunity to validate or not some cards of the original driver (without MoreWifi).
> So if you have any information about these 40/64 and 128 bit WEP key problems, I am interested.
> Sylvain Pilet

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