Automatically Having Atheros- Based Card to Auto-Configure

Jeffrey D. Yuille jeffy5 at
Fri Dec 8 00:58:57 UTC 2006

Adam Hough wrote:
> I have an T41p with an Atheros chipset also.  I using wpa_supplicant
> instead of NetworkManager to control my wireless network selection. I
> have wpa_supplicant start automatically and then in rc.local I have a
> script that run dhclient for me to get an ip address.  I have found that
> networkmanager has a hard time connecting to a week signal.  It also
> takes longer to reconnect the wpa_suplicant also.  I say that because at
> work I will have a usable connection with just wpa_suplicant but not
> with NetworkManager because of a firmware bug between the intel and
> athreos chipsets with our cisco based wireless network.
> On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 21:50 -0500, Jeffrey D. Yuille wrote:
Hello Adam,

     Thanks for the advice.  By the way, what script are you using to 
get dhclient to run for you? How would I be able to configure this for 
my own system?

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