ifplugd or waproamd or wpa_supplicant?
Ok, looking at suggestions on this list, I'm a bit confused about
ifplugd seems a common suggestion, but wapromad is also suggested --
and wapromad says ifplugd isn't needed. And then the waproamd page
says waproamd is obsolete and to use wpa_supplicant. And I have a
prism54 card which, if I understand correctly, is not supported with
What I want, of course, is "ifup/down eth0" when a cable is plugged
in, and otherwise deal with a few Access Points I connect to. One of
which doesn't broadcast essid. I like using /etc/network/interfaces
for network configuration, by the way. A few APs use WEP, some don't
(like my neighbors...) I'm not using WPA yet (don't think it's
supported yet). Maybe I should get a new card...
Anyway, can someone clear up what is the current recommended way to
manage wired and wireless network selection? I guess the wapromad
statement that it doesn't need ifplugd is what is confusing me. Does
that mean wpa_supplicant is the one solution?