still having problems w/ hidden essid

Charles Griffin cngriffin
Sun Jun 12 19:24:09 PDT 2005


Thanks for your reply.  I tried setting the essid with "iwconfig wlan0
essid myessid" but it does not stick.  iwconfig still shows the essid
as off/any.

Any help would be very appreciated.

Kind regards,

On 6/12/05, Petros Kolyvas <pkolyvas at> wrote:
> Charles Griffin wrote:
> > Hello there---
> >
> > I have been trying to get my dell 700m with internal dell 1450 a/b/g
> > wifi card to connect to my router when the essid broadcast is
> > disabled.  I tried this earlier on an apple extreme base station with
> > no luck.  I am now trying it with a linksys wrt54g and still no luck.
> > Everything works fine and wpa works great if essid is broadcast.
> >
> Have you tried to set the essid using iwconfig before you run
> wpa_supplicant? that is what I have to do to connect to my network with
> a hidden essid.
> Pk

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