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Having trouble connecting to encrypted wireless where SSID broadcast is OFF

On 02/26/2009 01:20 AM, Randy Cole wrote:
> Usually, but not always, cannot connect to encrypted wireless where SSI=
> broadcast is turned off.  Using WPA or WPA2.   Driver is wl.  Chip is
> Broadcom BCM4312.  Having this problem under Ubuntu 8.10 x64 and Fedora=

> 10 x64.   Vista Home Premium x64 connects without a hitch.
> When I turn on SSID broadcast, the set up connection works.  How do I
> debug this?
>  =20
I've seen this also. Two ways to get around this:
1. Enter the SSID from the command line using iwconfig
2. From Network Manager, add a connection.

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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