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Old 02-08-2008, 10:35 AM   #1
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Unhappy WPA_Supplicant command wont run at boot

OS: Fedora 8 w/GNOME

I managed to get WPA_Supplicant working with my wireless card, I run the following command to start it:

# wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
I wanted this to run on boot so I don't have to manually start the connection. So I added the above command to /etc/rc.local

When I boot with that command in there, I get to the Fedora blue screen (background) and a mouse cursor but nothing happens after that. So I removed the command and I can login again, but obviously the connection doesn't automatically start.

Is there a way to get this to run on startup?

Thanks for your help
Old 02-08-2008, 11:23 AM   #2
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You probably need the -B flag to make it run in the background.
Old 02-11-2008, 05:35 AM   #3
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Ahh ok, I'll give that a try!



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