How to automatically start wpa_supplicant at boot
matti.lattu at helsinki.fi
Sun Apr 3 07:47:17 EDT 2005
Erich Noll wrote:
> Now I would like to get wpa_supplicant to start automatically as the
> machine is booting up. I've tried several ways of starting it but had
> no success so far.
I just wrote a following init.d script for my wpa_supplicant/Ubuntu
Linux. You may want to edit the output lines (log_XXX_msg).
Place the script to your /etc/init.d, chown root.root and chmod 755.
Don't forget to add relevant symlinks to your /etc/rcX.d directories.
# Start/stop the wlan_supplicant daemon.
test -f $WPA_BIN || exit 0
#LSBNAMES='-l' # Uncomment for LSB name support in /etc/cron.d/
case "$1" in
start) log_begin_msg "Starting wpa_supplicant..."
$WPA_BIN -w -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -D ipw -i eth1 -B
stop) log_begin_msg "Stopping wpa_supplicant..."
*) log_success_msg "Usage: /etc/init.d/wpa_supplicant
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