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Re: wpa_supplicant and dhcp
On Jan 23, 2010, at 6:49 AM, Sad Clouds wrote:
> What is the recommended way to run wpa_supplicant with dhcp?
> I have a laptop, which needs to connect to a wireless home network. The
> problem I'm having is that dhcp client runs before wpa_supplicant, so it
> acquire a proper IP address. There is a thread about it on current-users
> but I can't see anything that resolves the issue...
Are you sure about that order? When I look at /etc/rc.d/wpa_supplicant, it says
# PROVIDE: wpa_supplicant
# REQUIRE: network mountcritlocal
# BEFORE: NETWORKING dhclient
What does your machine say?
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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