HowTo , Connecting wlan0 when in Single user mode

JD jd1008 at
Fri Aug 13 23:39:33 UTC 2010

  On 08/13/2010 03:41 PM, Tom H wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 6:38 PM, JD<jd1008 at>  wrote:
>>   On 08/13/2010 03:24 PM, Tom H wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan
>>> <pocallaghan at>    wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 14:42 -0700, JD wrote:
>>>>> On 08/13/2010 12:58 PM, binarynut at wrote:
>>>>>>      Fc12, X86_64
>>>>>> While in Single User mode, how do I start wlan0 to connect to a WEP
>>>>>> Router .
>>>>>> Eth0 is not available in this application.
>>>>> service wpa_supplicant start
>>>>> wait a few minutes for the wpa supplicant to sync up with router
>>>>> then
>>>>> service network start
>>>> Wonderful. Now one responder told him to use NetworkManager and you've
>>>> just told him to use something incompatible with NM. Unless there's
>>>> clear evidence that NM is causing him problems, this is only going to
>>>> lead to headaches down the road.
>>> I missed the "use NM" email. Does NM work in single-user mode?!
>>> wpa_supplicant isn't needed to wep anyway.
>> Back that up with a how to then!!
>> Usually it is wpa_supplicant which will drive the usual wext driver
>> to communicate with the underlying wifi chipset driver.
>> Unless the OP has specified a different driver in
>> /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant.
> wpa_supplicant is for wpa - as its name imples
Again - not so in this neck of the woods.

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