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chris
2005-10-11, 07:45
Hi,

I've got an SB1, and have had to move my access point from 'shared key' to 'open key' WEP to accomodate my PSP which only works in 'Open' mode.

I've found that it appears that my SB1 only works in 'shared' mode. Is this the case?

Is there nothing i can do except choose between my PSP and my SB?

Thanks.

Mark.Bennett
2005-10-11, 08:04
On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 07:45 -0700, chris wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've got an SB1, and have had to move my access point from 'shared key'
> to 'open key' WEP to accomodate my PSP which only works in 'Open' mode.
>
> I've found that it appears that my SB1 only works in 'shared' mode. Is
> this the case?
>
> Is there nothing i can do except choose between my PSP and my SB?
>

Some routers allow you to to support both types of security at the
same time. E.g. my USR9106 gives me the choice of "optional" or
"required" for shared key. Check if your router offers this in
current or any newer firmware, otherwise you might need to invest
in a new router/upgrade to an SB2/only have support for one at a
time.

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chris
2005-10-11, 09:05
My router only allows Open or Shared, which is a shame.

I've got around it by converting my SB1 to a wired connection and using a Netgear WGE111 54Mbps Wireless Ethernet Bridge, which used to be connected to the Playstation. Sorry Playstation, but SB comes first :)

It would be nice if there were continued development on the SB1, however, to allow this.