Re: Is there an equivalent of wireless-xxxx using iw rather then iwconfig
On Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:18:20 +0100, David Goodenough wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 Oct 2011, Camaleón wrote:
>> > AFAIK, ifupdown is a Debian specific package - kernel devs are hardly
>> > responsible for documenting it.
>> Are you sure? :-)
>> I'm only aware of two ways for setting up ethernet network interfaces
> I am talking about Wireless interfaces, NOT ethernet ones.
Yes, but I was not replying to you ;-)
>> (today) in Linux systems: one if using the old method (ifup/ifconfig)
>> and other is using networkmanager. And both are not Debian-centric,
>> I've also used them in openSUSE, for instance.
>> Anyway, whatever method is proposed by iw devels should be docummented
>> so users and distributions can adapt it to their needs, don't you
> iw is very well documented, and it is available on Debian (has been for
> years). Its like the difference between ifconfig and ip, ifconfig is
> now deprecated (still exists but you should use the new one) and ip
> which gives all the new facilities. The same applies to iwconfig (the
> old one) and the newer iw.
Let me ask you again... what specific setup configuration options are you
missing from the current available tools to setting up your wireless
adapters in Debian?