(starbucks) "ssid = tmobile" and 5.x (hit-n-miss)
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Fri Jun 17 14:04:06 GMT 2005
On Thursday 16 June 2005 11:36 pm, Bill Schoolcraft wrote:
> At Thu, 16 Jun 2005 it looks like Andrew L. Gould composed:
> > Try adding "ssid tmobile" to the ifconfig arguments in
> > /etc/rc.conf. If adding it to your rc.conf file doesn't work for
> > you, try removing the wi0 stuff from rc.conf and execute the
> > following as root:
> > ifconfig wi0 ssid tmobile
> > dhclient wi0
> > You'll need to make sure that the default gateway and nameservers
> > are obtained from the DHCP server.
> > I hope this helps.
> Thanks Andrew,
> Yes, I've done the manual command but would like to try the
> rc.conf options, so I'd be looking at:
> ifconfig_wi0="ssid tmobile"
> Does that look correct?
I'm not sure whether all ifconfig arguments need to be on the same line.
If it doesn't work, try:
ifconfig_wi0="ssid tmobile DHCP"
The other option is to put the manual commands in an executable file at:
That way the manual commands would be executed automatically at bootup.
Caveat: The delayed network configuration may interfere with the
loading of firewall rules; so you may need to add a line to the script
to load your firewall rules after wi0 is up.
Best of luck,
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