command line setup of 802.11g wpa

Matthew Walker mwalker at
Tue Oct 13 16:39:33 MDT 2009

On Tue, October 13, 2009 4:35 pm, Charles Curley wrote:
> The AP uses WPA pre-shared key, and the WPA algorithm is TKIP. Of
> course I know what the shared key is. I have part of what I need with
> iwconfig, but not the key or how to tell the card to use WPA and TKIP,
> or the renewal period (if that's even relevant for a device that isn't
> an access point).

You need to set up wpa_supplicant. iwconfig doesn't speak wpa natively.

Matthew Walker
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