static wireless network
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Wed Oct 22 17:32:43 UTC 2008
John Hubbard wrote:
> I am trying to set up a machine with a static ip address. I have other
> examples of how to set up static ip addresses and know what needs to go
> into the /etc/network/interfaces file. The part that I am fuzzy on is
> how to bring up the connection up at boot. The wireless network is
> secure. I know how to configure the connection with the 'iwconfig'
> command but I am not sure where to put a script that sets it up. So the
> question is where do I put the command to configure the wireless, and do
> I just set up /etc/network/interfaces like I would for a static wired ip
> Just in case it matters that wireless adapter is a RTL-8185. It was
> properly detected by a fresh install of mythbuntu 8.10 beta.
Edit the wireless interface (mine is wlan0, but yours might be
different) and add (or edit) ONBOOT=YES. That /should/ bring up the
interface on boot.
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