was ("Failed to read configurations file" ?)

Jay Strauss me at heyjay.com
Sun Dec 4 11:14:37 EST 2005

I've never been able to get mine to work that way.  I always have to start wpa 
in my /etc/network/interfaces like:

iface wlan0 inet dhcp
        pre-up wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -D hostap -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf &
        post-down killall wpa_supplicant

I'm connecting to a wpa ap.  Below is how I've tried to set it up for init.d 
activation but it never works.  Instead I have to restart wpasupplicant

Can anyone see my error, or give me a clue for something to try???

jstrauss at ubuntu:/etc/rc3.d$ ls -la S12wpasupplicant 
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 23 2005-11-19 09:22 S12wpasupplicant 
-> ../init.d/wpasupplicant

jstrauss at ubuntu:/etc$ cat /etc/default/wpasupplicant 
# /etc/default/wpasupplicant

# WARNING! Make sure you have a configuration file!


# Useful flags:
#  -D <driver>          Wireless drive, typically optional.
#  -i <ifname>          Interface
#  -c <config file>     Configuration file
#  -d                   Debugging (-dd for more)
#  -w                   Wait for interface to come up

# See the manual page wpa_supplicant(1) for more options and information.



OPTIONS="-i wlan0 -D hostap -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"
# OPTIONS="-i ath0 -D madwifi -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"

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