Reloading Experience--Wireless

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Thu May 31 10:49:29 BST 2007


On Wednesday 30 May 2007 11:56:12 pm Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 May 2007 09:31:36 pm Macario Valle wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 21:33 -0400, Larry Hartman wrote:
> > > I haven't tried it with both my wired and wireless at the same time,
> > > but
> > > supposedly it is capable of managing both.
> >
> > You can indeed have more than one network card working at the same time.
> > I have two wireless and a wired ethernet card.  I ussually connect with
> > the wireless cards, both of them, but sometimes i connect only with the
> > wired ethernet or one one wired and one wifi.  It was king of a little
> > tricky etting the netgear usb MA111 working but doable.
> >
> > Here is my /etc/network/interfaces at the moment iwth both wirelss
> > working, SSID not the real ones.
> >
> > # The loopback network interface
> > auto lo
> > iface lo inet loopback
> > address 127.0.0.1
> > netmask 255.0.0.0
> >
> > # The primary network interface
> > auto ath0
> > iface ath0 inet dhcp
> > # wireless-* options are implemented by the wireless-tools package
> > wireless-mode managed
> > wireless-essid BarkingDog
> > auto wlan0
> > iface wlan0 inet dhcp
> > wireless-mode managed
> > wireless-essid ScatchyCat
>
> Well, if I'm going to have to do things manually with config files, why
> would I want to use NM?   I mean, I'm with you, without WICD, I can do what
> I want with ifup and ifdown and properly configured interfaces and
> wpa_supplicant files.
> NM winds up just getting in the way.

Moreover, WICD conflicts with nm, you can not have both loaded at same 
time.....



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> See Ya'
> Howard Coles Jr.
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