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Re: wireless and auto configuration
By the way, the only annoying issue is that, once you restart network
using /etc/rc.d/network (one)restart, then a second wpa_supplicant
process become active, without killing first one. If you continue to
restart, then computer (notebook) sometimes freezes.
By the way, i wonder why KDE network manager does not work on NetBSD...
Cem Kayali wrote:
I've used wpa_supplicant for 'known' wpa/psk (aes/tkip) encrypted
networks, it works well... but it needs manual configuration.
Auto-configuration script would be great!..
David Brownlee wrote:
On Sat, 28 Jun 2008, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
What are the recommended tools and/or techniques for setting up
on laptop that may have multiple locations?
I was thinking I could just put my nwid and nwkey in a
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
The "Using WaveLAN IEEE under NetBSD" webpage lists some pkgsrc
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
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