[2008.9] Wifi very unreliable

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Oct 1 10:51:30 CEST 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 10:10 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Tuesday, September 30, 2008 a las 08:52:14PM +0800, William Kenworthy escribió:
> > On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 14:37 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> 	...
> Hi William,
> A bit inspired by your commands since yesterday I have changed the
> desktop file /usr/share/applications/Wifi-up.desktop into this:

I will use your desktop icon version - better than typing it in the

also the -u isnt in gentoo's wpa_supplicant either, but:

root at om-gta02:~# wpa_supplicant -h
wpa_supplicant v0.6.3
Copyright (c) 2003-2008, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> and contributors

This program is free software. You can distribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2.

Alternatively, this software may be distributed under the terms of the
BSD license. See README and COPYING for more details.

  wpa_supplicant [-BddhKLqqtuvwW] [-P<pid file>] [-g<global ctrl>] \
        -i<ifname> -c<config file> [-C<ctrl>] [-D<driver>]
[-p<driver_param>] \
        [-b<br_ifname>] [-f<debug file>] \
        [-N -i<ifname> -c<conf> [-C<ctrl>] [-D<driver>] \
        [-p<driver_param>] [-b<br_ifname>] ...]

  wext = Linux wireless extensions (generic)
  hostap = Host AP driver (Intersil Prism2/2.5/3)
  wired = wpa_supplicant wired Ethernet driver
  -b = optional bridge interface name
  -B = run daemon in the background
  -c = Configuration file
  -C = ctrl_interface parameter (only used if -c is not)
  -i = interface name
  -d = increase debugging verbosity (-dd even more)
  -D = driver name
  -g = global ctrl_interface
  -K = include keys (passwords, etc.) in debug output
  -t = include timestamp in debug messages
  -h = show this help text
  -L = show license (GPL and BSD)
  -p = driver parameters
  -P = PID file
  -q = decrease debugging verbosity (-qq even less)
  -u = enable DBus control interface
  -v = show version
  -W = wait for a control interface monitor before starting
  -N = start describing new interface
  wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
root at om-gta02:~# 

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