Subject: Re: iwi WiFi interface firmware load on boot
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2005 22:10:51
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Curt Sampson
>Ok, I see. So the basic value of an rc.d script would just be that it
>would make setup a little more obvious to newbies. Is this worthwhile,
>do you think? Or would it be better just to drop the idea and let users
>who don't know how to do this learn about ifconfig.iwi0 some other way?
Is there any way to do such initialization in a dhclient.conf file?
That's how I set nwid and nwkey for my wireless cards. It also has the
advantage of loading firmware even for PCMCIA cards that might need
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb