Turning WZC back on at wpa_supplicant's termination.
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Tue Aug 15 21:47:57 EDT 2006
On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 08:19:21AM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> Version 0.5.4 automatically stops (or disables) the WZC when it starts
> up. Later, when the supplicant begins to shutdown, it turns it back
> on, BUT it must do one more thing: it must tell instruct the system to
> "Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings".
This works in my tests..
> this can be verified by bringing up the "Wireless Network Connection
> Properties" dialog and chosing the "Wireless Networks" tab. the check
> box at the top of this panel will / should be checked.
Are you saying that you are seeing a case where that was checked before
running wpa_supplicant and it is not checked after terminating
wpa_supplicant? Does wpa_supplicant report any errors in debug log when
it tries to enabled WZC?
> Until then one cannot use the "Wireless Network Connections" window to
> view the detected APs nor configure "Preferred Networks" profiles.
I have not seen this happening in my tests. I can just kill
wpa_supplicant and have WZC connect without any problems to whatever
network it was configured to use.
> Perhaps I'm not stopping the wpa_supplicant correctly??
How do you stop it?
> Idea: how is the wpa_supplicant turnning WZC off? Perhaps Stopping it
> vs. Disabling it, then Restart vs. Enabling it (instead of the way it
> presently handles this exchange) will insure the check box is properly
> check when the wpa_supplicant exits.
WZC service is not stopped. wpa_supplicant is just disabling it for the
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