Network configuration utilities (was Re: US Economy)

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Tue Apr 12 12:04:11 MDT 2005


It is not immediately obvious what wpa_supplicant has to do with WEP and
unprotected networks. That obsoletion notice might explain poor Von's
problems with waproamd (I use it all the time at home with no problems
and he's lucky to get on 50% of the time without some sweat and cursing)

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 at 10:07 -0600, Roberto Mello wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 08:11:06PM -0600, Dr G wrote:
> > http://support.novell.com/techcenter/articles/tp10007.html
> > 
> > 
> > http://primates.ximian.com/~rml/netapplet/
> 
> Some people suggested waproamd on this thread, but I deleted the messages.
> In any case, here's what the waproamd web site says, in a very large, red
> note:
> 
> "waproamd is obsolete, please use wpa_supplicant instead. waproamd contains
> some race conditions that are impossible to fix. wpa_supplicant supersedes
> waproamd in almost every way."
> 
> -Roberto
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