Wireless update (long)

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Sat Apr 1 08:08:38 PST 2006

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> $ iwconfig ath0 essid "NETGEAR" channel 11 ap 00:14:6C:09:C9:E7
This is overkill most of the time. This is what my system does when it
udev sees ath0. This can probably be easily incorperated into the
bootscripts, I'll play around with it.

iwconfig ath0 essid Ciccone &&
iwconfig ath0 mode Managed &&
iwconfig ath0 key restricted [wep key here] &&
ip link set ath0 up &&
ip addr add broadcast dev ath0 &&
ip route add default via dev ath0

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