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Re: pcmcia wifi card not recognised

At Thu, 15 Jan 2009 13:08:00 +1100,
Geoff Simmons wrote:
> Change wireless-essid to wpa-ssid, then call ifup with the -v (or --verbose)
> option to examine the commands being executed.

Great, all working now. Thanks for your help.


> > wpa-driver wext
> You can omit this, wpa_supplicant defaults to the wext driver backend if not
> specified.
> > but I get "No DHCPOFFERS received". I thought perhaps the space in the
> > passphrase might be the problem and put quotes around it, which didn't help.
> Surrounding the PSK/passphrase with quotes is optional.  The
> wpa_key_check_and_set() function used by wpa_supplicant's ifupdown scripts will
> strip them anyway.
> See also "Troubleshooting" in /usr/share/doc/wpasupplicant/README.modes.gz,
> especially if you are attempting to connect to a network with a hidden SSID.
> Geoff

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