Starting the wpa_supplicant Daemon from rc.conf
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Wed Dec 11 17:47:54 UTC 2013
"Teske, Devin" wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2013, at 1:56 PM, Martin McCormick wrote:
> > We are using 802.1x on our wired network and the wpa_supplicant
> > on this system works like it should to authenticate with the
> > network if manually called as in
> > sudo ./etc/testwpa which is the name I gave the script that
> > calls wpa_supplicant and gives it the configuration file and
> > interface information to authenticate.
> > The only thing that is not yet working is getting
> > wpa_supplicant to authenticate automatically upon reboot or
> > startup. I presently have the following in /etc/rc.conf:
> > #wpa_supplicant
> > wpa_supplicant_enable="YES"
> > wpa_supplicant_program="/usr/sbin/wpa_supplicant"
> > #executable
> > wpa_supplicant_flags="-B -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -D wired -i le0"
> What you actually want is:
> ifconfig_le0="<normal stuff> WPA"
> # Don't worry, the WPA will be stripped out when talking to ifconfig(8)
> # NB: WPA can appear anywhere in the ifconfig_* value
I notice my rc.conf also has
Sorry I didnt mention it earlier, I didn't notice it, & my WLAN config is
a mess, a work in progress, (pending a new test net).
I also noticed that le0 looks wrong for a 2nd reason:
man le says your le is an ethernet device,
my rc.conf has these snippets
# man urtwn & man run : ... wireless nets
wlandebug_wlan0="scan+auth+assoc" # /etc/defaults/rc.conf
Though may be misleading, as said, work in progress.
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich http://berklix.com
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