Accepted wpasupplicant 0.4.7-0ubuntu1 (source)

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Mon Nov 28 14:30:03 GMT 2005

On ma, 2005-11-28 at 09:45 +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 07:15 +0000, Daniel T Chen wrote:
> > * Start wpasupplicant in rcS.d prior to networking so that interfaces
> >   can get a DHCP lease (Closes: #2952 and Debian #310136).
> > 
> Note that this isn't actually good enough ... this startup script isn't
> what starts networking for most people.
> Instead it's S:S40hotplug (and in a few hours time, S:S10udev) that does
> this ... and before that runs you can't actually guarantee any modules
> are loaded or /dev is available.

I use the evil hack of removing the script from rcS.d and calling it in
the pre-up of my interface.

iface ath0 inet dhcp
pre-up invoke-rc.d wpasupplicant start
post-down invoke-rc.d wpasupplicant stop

Dennis K.
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