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labhesh_popli 10-03-2006 06:34 AM

what is 'paed' command for????????????
 
hi,
i'm using the following set of commands to set up my wireless card in linux machine:

ifconfig eth1 <ip_addr> d long 0
setoid something.....
setoid ....

then in the end i use

paed &

this command runs in background i know very well...but wat is it doin basically????
any kinda help wud b appreciated..
thanking you,
regards,
Labhesh Popli.

vangelis 10-03-2006 07:11 AM

you could always do a
$man paed

to see the manual page for it
I would do it for you but I'm currently not in a linux box

JunctaJuvant 10-03-2006 07:16 AM

Well after a brief search on google, I think it may stand for "Port Authentication Entity Daemon". It's apparently developed by GlobespanVirata (who seem to be developing/selling integrated circuits for wlan devices) and is used to control WPA/802.1x functions. It's closed source by the way.
I hope that helps a little.

labhesh_popli 10-03-2006 11:24 PM

no man page for 'paed'
 
there is no man page for PAED command, its related to the security and authentication of WLAN cards, but i want to know the exact use of it......


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