[PC-BSD Testing] DHCP, wireless, and documentation - Fri Aug 7 snapshot

cast off castoff at inbox.com
Sun Sep 9 13:24:03 PDT 2007


Sorry this should be for the Sept 7th Friday Snapshot

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> Sent: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 07:58:07 -0800
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] DHCP, wireless, and documentation - Fri Aug 7
> snapshot
> 
> Dell Inspiron 9300 all defaults taken at install:
> 
> DHCP:
> bfe0: <Broadcom BCM4401-B0 Fast Ethernet> mem 0xdfcfe000-0xdfcfffff irq
> 18 at device 0.0 on pci3
> 
> Hardwired to a D-Link wireless router. The DHCP client would not update
> /etc/resolv.conf with name servers (file was empty). Restarting the
> network using KDE Network Manager in the task bar placed the name servers
> in /etc/resolv.conf for a few minutes, but the default gateway was
> removed from the interface.
> 
> Wireless:
> iwi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG> mem 0xdfcfd000-0xdfcfdfff irq 17 at
> device 3.0 on pci3
> 
> ps auxww|grep wpa returns:
> root         397  0.0  0.3  2876  1676  ??  Ss    9:39AM   0:00.23
> /usr/sbin/wpa_supplicant -B -q -i iwi0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -D bsd
> -P /var/run/wpa_supplicant/iwi0.pid
> 
> There is no /var/run/wpa_supplicant/ directory on the system.
> 
> I realize you cannot change the KDE Network Manager so please note in
> your upcoming 1.4 Quick Guide that if the Wireless AP is not broadcasting
> it's ssid that scan_ssid=1 must be added to the networking section in
> /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf.
> 
> In Chapter 4.1 of the current Quick Guide under installing software
> through ports the menu path has changed in 1.4 to update ports (as has
> the graphic since 1.4 has a Misc tab). Please make a note for when you
> are updating the Quick Guide ;-)
> 
> I'll let you know what else I find.
> 
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