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Ferenc Meszaros
2005-10-26, 08:02
Hi all,
I have the "original" SlimDevice, and now a wpa network. Does someone know how I can connect my Slim to the network? I can connect it if I'm on wep, but not if I'm using wpa. I really wouldn't want to go back to wep just for the sake of one device.
Any ideas, perhaps a firmware upgrade?
Nothing on the site on this, which is a real turn-off. SlimDevice should support the products it sells.
Thank for any help on this!
Frank


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Ben Sandee
2005-10-26, 08:14
On 10/26/05, Ferenc Meszaros <ferenc_meszaros (AT) yahoo (DOT) ca> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
> I have the "original" SlimDevice, and now a wpa network. Does someone know
> how I can connect my Slim to the network? I can connect it if I'm on wep,
> but not if I'm using wpa. I really wouldn't want to go back to wep just for
> the sake of one device.
> Any ideas, perhaps a firmware upgrade?
> Nothing on the site on this, which is a real turn-off. SlimDevice should
> support the products it sells.
>

First, you don't have the "original" slim device (SliMP3) -- that wasn't a
wireless device at all. What you have, I suspect, is a SqueezeBox (1). Your
device was never advertised as supporting WPA so I'm not sure why you think
you have suffered an injustice. Here's a fairly definitive response from
Dean from SlimDevices on this issue:

http://lists.slimdevices.com/archives/developers/2005-June/014513.html

My advice to you is to pick up a wireless bridge device if you absolutely
must support WPA on your current hardware or simply unload your SB1 on eBay
and upgrade to a SB2 or now an SB3 (whichever form factor you like better).
By upgrading you would also get 802.11g support...

Ben