[shr-u] wifi timeout with mokonnect

Adam Jimerson vendion at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 17:24:17 CEST 2009

On Thursday 13 August 2009 10:55:38 am arne anka wrote:
> >> I know that wpa_supplicant doesn't handle DHCP but when I was using it
> >> then
> >> the ifup command would say that it connected, didn't return an error,
> >> but DHCP
> >> would always fail but it never did this before.
> >
> > "ifup" command is unnecessary here and quite possibly messes something
> > up.
> ok, i bite.
> _how_ is it supposed to be done?
> enabling wifi manually is not advised
> ifup is not necessary and might be messing up.
> please, paul, give me (and probably others too) a plain working example
> how to get up and down wifi repeatedly and reliable.
> i don't have mokoconnect available, connman does not work for me on debian
> and the two or three other managers mentioned here and there are not
> available to me.
> the most basic way would probably be
> /etc/network/interfaces
> so, how should that file loook like, how (if ifup is not advisable) is the
> iface to get up and down?

Same here I would like to know how to connect to a network without using the 
ifconfig commands
"We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason 
than only freedom can make security more secure."  Karl Popper
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