Why use wpa-roam?

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Thu Oct 11 18:45:25 EDT 2007


On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 10:58:41 pm Alexandros Gougousoudis wrote:
> Hi,
>
> one question, what for is wpa-roam? I have a few Wlan enviroments (home,
> work, friend) and configured it via wpa-roam in my linux (Debian lenny,
> wext with bcm43xx module, Kernel 2.6.23) with different
> pseudo-interfaces, as found in a HowTo. All networks are in one
> wpa_supplicant.conf. It works.
>
> I had some trouble and played around with my settings an removed all the
> wpa-roam stuff and the pseudo-interfaces and took the real wlan
> interface. It also works in all of my enviroments (more or less).

If you report that you are having difficulty with the wpa-roam schema you need 
to elaborate on your difficulties and contact the debian people who look 
after it, see below.

>
> So my question is, what is it for, if it works without it?
>
> Please enlighten me. :-)

Its a set of scripts that are debian specific, so please bug the people who 
take care of it. Contact details are here: http://wiki.debian.org/WPA

Thanks, Kel.




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