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Re: WPA without NetworkManager (was: Re: X on tty1 in Rawhide/F10)

On Thursday, 30 October 2008 at 14:47, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski (dominik greysector net) said: 
> > > Possibly because that particular patch wasn't ever in bugzilla (AFAICT.)
> > 
> > It was, although it contained reindentation cosmetics. I only cleaned it up.
> Not in either of the open bugs about wpa & initscripts. Perhaps it's
> hiding somewhere else. (The ones in the open bugs were 'start WPA
> supplicant and magically hope it associates in time'.)

I'll try to find it.

> > > It's certainly a better one, but there's still the problem of entirely
> > > disparate configuration (manually editing wpa_supplicant.conf, etc.)
> > 
> > What's wrong with manually editing wpa_supplicant.conf?
> For WEP, you put keys <in one place>. For WPA you put keys and networks <this
> entirely separate place and format>. It's a hack.

You can use wpa_supplicant for WEP, too.


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