drew at mykitchentable.net
Sun Oct 19 09:07:56 PDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Luke Kearney" <lukek at meibin.net>
To: "FreeBSD Questions" <freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG>
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2003 11:38 PM
> Hi There,
> I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which
> fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for
> which I am grateful as Linux did not recognise the card first time
> around. Now I often move between networks and having to set the wepkey
> and ssid etc etc by hand will become very tiresome very quickly. I was
> wondering if any one can point me in the direction of a better way to
> set these. I am guessing that this will still have to be done after the
> boot but what do people use ?
> I was able to get the interface up and ping other hosts so no problems
> there but can this NIC be set for dhcp rather than having to go through
> the grief of setting everything manually ?
> Any pointers or links to howto are much appreciated.
I haven't done this myself but I'd start with 'man wi' and 'man dhclient'
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