wpa_supplicant -u ?

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Mon Oct 13 18:19:58 CEST 2008

El día Monday, October 13, 2008 a las 11:08:27AM -0400, Stefan Monnier escribió:

> >> What's this "wpa_supplicant -u" doing here and who starts it?
> >   -u = enable DBus control interface
> > see 'wpa_supplicant -h';
> Yes, that much I know.  But the question remains: what is it doing here,
> and who starts it?

If I would have known this, you would have got an answer from me :-)

> >> Also, it seems that the om2008.9's Wifi GUI (in the Settings section)
> >> doesn't use ifup/ifdown (e.g. it starts up a "wpa_supplicant -u" only).
> >> That's too bad.  Is there some way to get them to cooperate better?
> > Try my 'procedure' in http://www.unixarea.de/openmoko.txt
> > and see if this helps you too; my Wifi comes up in 99 of 100 cases;
> I'm not sure which part is important.
> But more importantly, it doesn't seem to be have much to do with the
> Wifi GUI that's in Om2008.9, right?  It just provides another "GUI".

Of course for Wifi the chapter about Wifi is relevant; and no, this does
not just provide another GUI, but a procedure which is working for me;

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