HowTo , Connecting wlan0 when in Single user mode

JD jd1008 at
Sat Aug 14 00:50:32 UTC 2010

  On 08/13/2010 05:00 PM, binarynut at wrote:
>    On 08/13/2010 06:43 PM, Mikkel wrote:
>> On 08/13/2010 05:40 PM, Martin Airs wrote:
>>> sorry, one assumes that the OP is actually capable of going into a
>>> desktop just to tick the box, just to make the wireless network
>>> available in runlevel 3.
>> But the OP wants it in runlevel 1.
> ifconfig wlan0 is showing the wlan0,but dhclient wlan0 is not giving me
> a IP .
> iwconfig wlan0 essid dd-wrt key 8956231064   works , but it didn't like
> 's' so I let it out .  The key is a Hex key.
> iwlist wlan0 key,      shows a key
I have had continuous problems with dhcp over wireless.
In short: it NEVER worked.
So, I assign a static IP and it works just fine.

ifconfig wlan0 inet 192.168.1.X gateway netmask 0xffffff00 up

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