Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:25:45 +0100 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: sabotage@...ts.openwall.com CC: sorosj@...il.com Subject: Re: wpa_supplicant + dhclient on boot Elmo Todurov wrote: >> On 2014-11-22, at 22:45, John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> wrote: >> >> Henrique Lengler wrote: >>> Hi, >>> I want my wireless connection to automatically load on boot. >>> To mannualy set this up I first run # sv start wpa_supplicant >>> # dhclient wlan0 >> wpa_supplicant needs a bit time to do its magic, so dhclient can only succeed after the connection is established. > > How hard would it be to extend wpa_supplicant to call a configured script (say dhclient) after connecting? > i spent a bit time to look at dhcpcd source and wpa supplicant documentation and came to the conclusion that it is indeed best to just hack the wpa_supplicant source. the result is here: https://github.com/sabotage-linux/sabotage/commit/59f33819beaf8c990b41955cb09b3bd9984cb6d2 would be nice if ppl could test if it works for them, or share improvement suggestions. --JS
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