Richard W. Knight
rick_knight at rlknight.com
Mon Jan 16 17:17:04 EST 2006
Gary Vollink wrote:
>Richard W. Knight wrote:
>>Is it possible to make wpa_gui get a dhcp assigned address when it makes
>>a wifi connection? I have wpa_supplicant-0.4.7, ipw2200-1.0.10 and
>>ieee80211-1.1.8 installed and working, but it seems a bit cimbersome.
>There are multiple other products that deal with hotplug. If you are
>using Debian - I would suggest ifplugd or laptop-net.
>>I can scan with wpa_gui and connect but then not have to drop to
>>terminal and sudo dhclient eth0 it would be much simpler.
>It's the UNIX way, use smaller, more specialized programs, and chain
>them together to make something much more powerful.
Thanks for your reply. The problem is, I don't want the wireless
connection to be made whenever it's available. Sometimes I need to be
wired. I would like a way to easily connect the wireless connection when
I'm not wired but to ignore the same connection when I am wired. I
thought it would be easy to have the wpa_supplicant running as adaemon,
but not connecting until I choose to connect and then have whatever is
making the connection, also get the address via dhcp.
Any other suggestions? or am I just missing something.
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