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Re: [debian-knoppix] Wireless USB devices in Knoppix 3.4

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 06:29:43PM -0700, Adam York wrote:
> It would appear however that even if the drivers are broken, there is
> still a problem with the way Knoppix is set up to handle wireless usb
> devices since  /etc/wlan/wlan.conf is just a symlink to
> /KNOPPIX/etc/wlan/wlan.conf.  As you know, nothing in /KNOPPIX/ is
> writeable.  Klaus obviously dealt with this issue when it comes to
> wireless pcmcia cards since wireless.opts is not a symlink but a writable
> file in /etc/pcmcia/.  Shouldn't wlan.conf be likewise placed in
> /etc/wlan rather than symlinked to /KNOPPIX/etc/wlan/wlan.conf?  I don't
> see how wireless usb devices can be used from the CD without doing this.

Uhm... Replacing the symlink in the /etc ramdisk with the real file,
edit it, and restart pcmcia? Looks quite obvious to me, but maybe I
forgot something?  Or is it a trick question? ;-)

-Klaus Knopper
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