HowTo , Connecting wlan0 when in Single user mode

binarynut at binarynut at
Sat Aug 14 01:00:20 UTC 2010

  On 08/13/2010 08:50 PM, JD wrote:
>    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
I think the problem is dhclient took so long to get a connection.

I was just sitting and watching the Router and after about ten minutes I 
saw the IP pop up on router for my Wireless Connection.

And it is staying connected after one hour in Single User Mode.

More information about the users mailing list