problem starting wpa with ipw2200 from init script
andreas at mrs.ch
Mon May 16 10:02:23 EDT 2005
On Sun, 15 May 2005, 19:38, Andreas Fehr (as AF) wrote:
>AF: is it possible to search the mailing archive? I don't know whether
>AF: somebody else run into my problem and solved it already.
>AF: wpa_supplicant works with my Fujitsu-Siemens P7020 if I start
>AF: wpa_supplicant once the computer has booted.
>AF: I don't get wpa_supplicant running if I run the same wpa_supplicant
>AF: script during bootup of the computer. Sound strange to me.
>AF: My boot sequence is as follows:
>AF: 1) start network script
>AF: 2) run iwconfig
>AF: 3) start wpa (with -w)
>AF: 4) turn on my ipw2200 card (with the switch on the notebook)
>AF: I have no connection now
>AF: 5) start the same wpa script again
>AF: Now, I have some connection to my network
>AF: Is -w the correct parameter for wpa_supplicant with this boot
>AF: sequence? What might be wrong here?
>AF: If somebody has some information, I'll be glad for any pointer in
>AF: the right direction.
Well, to make it more fun to debug, read the following.
As I'm able to get a wpa connection to my access point, as soon as I
start the wpa script manually, I did some further test and guess what...
as soon as I kill all the wpa entries from 'ps x', my wireless
connection is even faster than before.
Sound more than strange to me. Any idea on that?
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