wpa_supplicant not starting with /etc/rc.d/netif

Oleg Dolgov agile at sunbay.com
Fri Apr 4 09:27:59 UTC 2008

> Hello,
> I have been following these instructions from the manual:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-wireless.html#NETWORK-WIRELESS-WPA-WPA-PSK
> However, in the step that requires me to run "/etc/rc.d/netif start",
> instead of it starting wpa_supplicant, I see only "ral0: no
> link........................ giving up". I've added
> "ifconfig_ral0="WPA DHCP" to /etc/rc.conf, and it works just fine if I
> start it manually with "wpa_supplicant -B -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
> -i ral0". What should I do to get it working? Could it be that there's
> some bug in your scripts?
> Regards,
> Reinis

Hi, try this (work for me):

ifconfig_ral0="DHCP WPA"

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