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Re: Setting up dhclient
On Mar 28, 2010, at 9:32 PM, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2010, Steven Bellovin wrote:
>>> The only last thing that would be really really nice is to have it
>>> automatically run ifconfig for the interface to set up the wireless SSID
>>> and WEP key. I can plug in the interface, but dhcpcd just waits for
>>> carrier until I configure the interface manually.
>> Do you run wpa_supplicant? I find that that (usually) DTRT.
> No, I just have simple WEP to keep the neighbors from sucking up my
> bandwidth! So I just have the ssid and nwkey in my /etc/ifconfig.xxx
wpa_supplicant can handle plain WEP; you may want to give it a try.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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