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Re: [debian-knoppix] questions / suggestions

On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 12:54:02AM -0600, Bill Eastman wrote:
> Below is the rc.local file I use on my laptop, when it is booted into RH
> 8: (the key has been changed to protect the guilty as have the essid's)
> I think the people at essid2 are only running 64 bit, and the phrase
> method works.  I'm running 128 bit, and had problems getting the phrase
> to work, so I tried entering the numbers and it worked.
> Is there some way that this can be intergrated into Knoppix?
> The ifconfig is checking for the mac address of my wireless card.  Maybe
> use a variable for it.  The iwgetid is looking for the essid from the
> AP.  Maybe use a variable name for it too.
> #!/bin/sh
> if (ifconfig | grep "00:06:25:16:04:E7") then
>    if (iwgetid eth0 | grep "essid1") then
>      iwconfig eth0 key 1234-1234-1234-1234-1234-1234-12
>      dhclient
>    elif
>     (iwgetid eth0 | grep "essid2") then
>      iwconfig eth0 key s:keyphrase
>      dhclient
>    fi
> fi

Would you volunteer to write a patch for wlcardconfig for supporting this?
The passphrase should be asked from the user by (X)dialog, like in

And please use pump instead of dhclient.

-Klaus Knopper
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