running prism2_srec at boot time

Jason Boxman jasonb at
Sun Mar 30 23:11:46 EST 2003

On Tuesday 25 March 2003 11:43 pm, Michael Milligan wrote:
> That's the wrong place in Debian.  You want to work in the file called
> /etc/network/interfaces.  E.g., here's what I have and works flawlessly:
> # D-Link card
> iface wlan0 inet dhcp
>          pre-up /sbin/iwconfig wlan0 mode Managed essid MyAirwaves
>          pre-up /sbin/iwconfig wlan0 key XXXX-XXXX-XX
>          up /sbin/prism2_srec -r wlan0 /etc/network/RF010506.HEX

True enough.  You could also use:

wireless_essid blah
wireless_mode Managed

Although I don't think there's a wireless command for using prism2_srec. ;)

> Regards,
> Mike
> PS: Key XX'd out for privacy, sorry.
> PSS:  Yes, I know there are newer wireless commands I could use, but
> these work, so I haven't been in a hurry to change...


Jason Boxman
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