Re: airport in /etc/network/interfaces
At 1:13 +0200 9/20/02, christophe =?unknown-8bit?Q?barb=E9?= wrote:
>'modprobe airport' seems to work.
>So I try to connect to my base station with the following lines in my
>/etc/network/interfaces file :
>iface eth1 inet dhcp
> wireless_essid abcd
> wireless_key s:efgh
>where abcd is the network name provided by the airport base and efgh is
>the password I use under macos-x for this network.
That is configuration for a DHCP-client.
( I don't know if it is a good configuration )
># ifup eth1
>Internet Software Consortium DHCP Client 2.0pl5
>Copyright 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 The Internet Software Consortium.
>All rights reserved.
>Please contribute if you find this software useful.
>For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/dhcp-contrib.html
>Listening on LPF/eth1/00:30:65:09:e4:d1
>Sending on LPF/eth1/00:30:65:09:e4:d1
>Sending on Socket/fallback/fallback-net
>DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 3
>DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
That looks like the output of a DHCP-server,
which is not expected on a client.
See http://ldp.nllgg.nl/HOWTO/mini/DHCP/ for DHCP information.
>and so on ...
>Any ideas ?
I not sure if wireless ethernet can do a DHCP request.
And something else:
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