On 2017-10-17 08:58, David Wolfskill wrote: > On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:27:00PM -0700, Cy Schubert wrote: >> In message <fe754a9e-be47-4843-ab3a-2619665f1...@lastsummer.de>, Franco >> Fichtne >> r writes: >> ... >>> wpa_supplicant 2.6_2 >>> >>> No apparent issues with the ports, preliminary connectivity >>> checks work as expected. Started a public CFT over at OPNsense >>> to gather more feedback. >> >> Agreed. >> .... > > First: Thank you for doing this, Cy. > > I am now (also) running wpa_supplicant-2.6_2 successfully on my laptop > (when it's running stable/11). > > I did have one mild surprise: I had rebooted my laptop to verify that > the ports version of wpa_supplicant would work, and as the screen went > dark, I recalled that I had failed to copy /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf to > /usr/local/etc -- but my concern proved to be unfounded: the > wpa_supplicant.conf in /etc/ was used (successfully). > > Question: Should one expect a wpa_supplicant-2.6_2 executable built > under FreeBSD stable/11 (amd64) to work on the same hardware, but > running head?
Did you run the version from ports, or did you run the base /etc/rc.d script with your rc.conf set to point to the ports binary? This will run the command with -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf overriding the ports default. So this is expected to work in this way. > > For reasons that are (at best) tangential to this topic, I track, > build, and smoke-test both stable/11 and head daily, but only build > the ports (daily) under (the just-built/booted) stable/11 -- depending > on misc/compat11 to handle things as necessary for head. This works > (well, IMO)... except that when I had configured my "head slice" > to use the ports version of wpa_supplicant, the latter was apparently > not happy: > > ... > Oct 17 11:06:13 localhost kernel: wlan0: Ethernet address: 00:24:d6:7a:03:ce > Oct 17 11:06:13 localhost wpa_supplicant: Successfully initialized > wpa_supplicant > Oct 17 11:06:14 localhost wpa_supplicant: ioctl[SIOCS80211, op=98, > arg_len=32]: Invalid argument > Oct 17 11:06:14 localhost wpa_supplicant: failed to > IEEE80211_IOC_DEVCAPS: Invalid argument > Oct 17 11:06:14 localhost wpa_supplicant: wlan0: Failed to initialize > driver interface > Oct 17 11:06:14 localhost root: /etc/rc.d/wpa_supplicant: WARNING: failed to > start wpa_supplicant > .... > > The laptop spends the vast bulk of its time running stable/11, so > the threat is somewhat mitigated.... > > Peace, > david > -- Allan Jude
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