Current-Users archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: iwi error messages

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 09:29:50AM -0600, Sverre Froyen wrote:
> BTW, it looks like there is no need for /etc/ifconfig.iwi0 when running 
> wpa_supplicant, but on the other hand it appears to do no harm either.  Is 
> there an official recommendation?

wpa_supplicant brings the interface up to negotiate the encryption
keys.  Something has to assign an address to the interface if you want
to use it - so unless you use dhclient to get an address you still
need the /etc/ifconfig.iwi0 to assign one.

Brett Lymn
The information contained in this email and any attached files is
confidential to BAE Systems Australia. If you are not the intended
recipient, any use, disclosure or copying of this email or any
attachments is expressly prohibited.  If you have received this email
in error, please notify us immediately. VIRUS: Every care has been
taken to ensure this email and its attachments are virus free,
however, any loss or damage incurred in using this email is not the
sender's responsibility.  It is your responsibility to ensure virus
checks are completed before installing any data sent in this email to
your computer."

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index