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Re: wpa_supplicant and f8



On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 07:48 +0000, Mike C wrote:
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam <at> sbcglobal.net> writes:
> 
> > this may be irrelevant but in f7 I get:
> > [root <at> cyrus ~]# chkconfig --list |grep wpa
> > wpa_supplicant  0:off   1:off   2:off   3:off   4:off   5:off   6:off
> > 8.
> > I use NM which runs wpa_supplicant. How does that compare with
> > what you are trying to do in f8?
> 
> Well firstly I am not using NM at all as I want the wireless to come up without
> reference to the desktop - if I unset wpa_supplicant running at boot time then I
> would get the same chkconfig --list output as you do above. Then once I am
> booted up and logged in
> service wpa_supplicant start
> dhclient eth1
> 
> Then the wpa_supplicant daemon runs and wireless comes up just fine (the
> interface is defined in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 ).
> 
> I could easily add these two commands to /etc/rc.local but I wanted to do it the
> easy way and simeply do chkconfig wpa_supplicant on, in which case the output
> from chkconfig --list would have "on" for both runlevel 3 and 5.
> 
> However it is with the latter set up that it won't start the deamon during boot.
> 
Well another reason to use NM and make it simple (most of the time) but
not in rl 3 I admit.
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