wlan setup

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Aug 30 01:35:36 UTC 2011

On Mon, 29 Aug 2011, Derek Funk wrote:

> I followed the handbook and searched online but yet still unable to get
> a wireless connection to an access point.
> I have in my rc.conf file:
> wlans_ath0="wlan0"
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> and in the wpa_supplicant.conf:
> network={
>  ssid="myssid"
>  psk="mypassword"
> }
> It associates but does not get an ip.

Some cards take a long time to associate, and using synchronous DHCP 

   ifconfig_wlan0="WPA SYNCDHCP"

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