question about using wpa_supplicant with my dell router

John H. mistamaila at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 10:17:21 EDT 2005


thanks, do i need to execute anything in order to have that done, i
mean, other than starting the wireless interface?
some way to make it automatic?

On 9/30/05, Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 10:24:43PM -0500, John H. wrote:
> > hi, i am using zd1211 driver for my usb wireless device, and it is
> > working fine.  I want to use WPA function on my wireless router, and i
> > told it to use a ascii characters pre-shared key, wpa group rekey
> > interval of 300, and TKIP encryption type.  my ssid is
> > "blah"
> >
> > after installing wpa_supplicant for my distro, which I did, what would
> > the conf file entry for this particular ssid be? I saw some examples
> > talking about a user/pass, but I obviously only have a pre-shared key,
> > no user/pass.
>
> ctrl_interface_group=0
> ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
>
> network={
>         ssid="blah"
>         psk="yourasciipassphrase"
>         proto=WPA
>         key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
>         pairwise=TKIP
> }
>
> Sincerely,
> Brix
> --
> Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org>
> Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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