On Tuesday 30 September 2003 11:08 am, Frank Bonnet wrote:
> >Best of luck,
> >Andrew Gould
> it's working ! ... except I cannot use DHCP for the moment to bootup the
> but if I enter an IP address manually it works
Since I need various wifi configurations on my laptop, I use startup scripts
in /usr/local/etc/rc.d. They are turned off (that is, they don't end in
'.sh') so that I can choose the configuration manually after bootup.
The text to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/wi0.dhcp.sh.off is below. It assumes that the
laptop is a client to an access point that uses WEP. Replace the ssidname
and wepkey in the start section. Change 'wi0' to the interface device, if
needed. If you want it to start at bootup, rename the file without the
# Configure wireless interface using DHCP
case $1 in
ifconfig wi0 ssid "ssidname" authmode "shared" nwkey 0xaaaaaaaaaa
echo ' wi0'
kill `cat /var/run/dhclient.pid`
ifconfig wi0 remove
echo ' wi0 removed'
echo 'usage: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/wi0.dhcp.sh.off [start|stop|status]'
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