about nwid and essid

Jean Tourrilhes jt at bougret.hpl.hp.com
Wed Jan 30 04:48:05 EST 2002

Giulio Orsero wrote :
> I could not find a clear explanaton on why I would want to set nwid
> different from essid, and if I'd want to set them at all (and not leave
> autodetection do the work).

	Not all card support all Wireless Extensions. In this case,
you don't have any choice, because there is not a single card
supporting both ESSID and NWID.


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