Items missing from the handbook and/or FAQs.

Joe Rhett jrhett at
Mon Apr 26 09:20:54 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 12:30:06PM -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> At 2004-04-23T20:47:01Z, Charles Swiger <cswiger at> writes:
> > ...and I could repeat this with a few other Unix systems and not find a
> > "iwconfig" on them, either.  ifconfig ought to be used for configuring
> > network interfaces, IMO.
> Note that Debian also uses ifconfig to configure wireless interfaces.
> iwconfig is specific to certain Linux distributions.

I've got a debian woody system sitting right here.  Same hardware. The
wireless configuration is done with iwconfig.

Joe Rhett                                                      Chief Geek
JRhett at Isite.Net                                      Isite Services, Inc.

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