DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-08
Re: Just obtained a wireless NIC
On 8/22/06, Petr Janda <elekktretterr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks for the reply. I got it working.
In regards to rc.conf are there any examples on how to put SSID, WEP
key, etc into rc.conf?
ifconfig_acx0="ssid your_ssid wepmode on wepkey 0x?????????? weptxkey 1"
Im actually using wpa_supplicant and it was a breeze. Perhaps the
simplest way to make wpa_supplicant daemon start during boot would be by
FreeBSD seems to have
Don't what NetBSD has, but I think we may need to keep close to NetBSD
for rc script
putting it in rc.local I guess? Though a standalone rc script would be
nice. Are there any plans?
No plan currently.
Another quesiton. Is it possible to get above 48Mbps? This card should
do 54Mbps I believe.
media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (OFDM/48Mbps)
Rate is set by a very primitive rate control function in acx(4)
driver, it can reach 54Mbit/s given the env is well enough, and it
will drop if it suffers packet lossing. It does not work very well
though. But be patient, a better generic rate control system is on
its way :-)
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