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Re: wireless and auto configuration
I want to know how can connect to WPA2 network with NetBSD and/or
setting my own AP supporting WPA2.
On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 1:23 AM, Steven M. Bellovin
> On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 19:03:31 +0000 (UTC)
> David Brownlee <abs%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
>> On Sat, 28 Jun 2008, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>> > What are the recommended tools and/or techniques for setting up
>> > wireless on laptop that may have multiple locations?
>> > I was thinking I could just put my nwid and nwkey in
>> > a /etc/ifconfig.rum0 file. But what to do if I am using a different
>> > network? I don't want to do manually and this is not my laptop and
>> > I want it to be easy for the user.
>> > The "Using WaveLAN IEEE under NetBSD" webpage lists some pkgsrc
>> > packages, but they appear to be for viewing stats and not for
>> > connecting to different access points (automatically or manually).
>> I used to use net/autonet which worked well until wiconfig -D
>> stopped working reliably for me :(
>> Now I tend to just use the wpa_supplicant that ships with
>> NetBSD-4 which works well for *known* networks, be they WPA, WEP or
> Right -- there was a blog posting by (?)Christos(?) on how to set it up.
> But it would be nice if there were some better tool for dealing with a
> choice of new networks.
> --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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