[driverloader] adding the wpc54g on debian unstable

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Tue Sep 14 11:01:43 EDT 2004


yes, you should add the information to the '/etc/network/interfaces' 
file under Debian. Here is an example how to connect to an access point 
with ESSID 'Home' without WEP and using DHCP to obtain your IP information :

auto eth1

iface eth1 inet dhcp
     wireless_essid Home
     wireless_mode Managed

You can obtain more information about this file format from the 
following URL :



Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Michael Perry wrote:
> I have the latest version of driverloader working very well now. 
> Somewhere i had found some instructions for automating assignment of a
> dhcp address from my wrt54g but cannot seem to locate them any longer.
>  Was this by chance done on debian by editing /etc/network/interfaces
> and adding wireless stanzas there?  I tried in the wireless.opts file
> that works with the older orinoco gold cards well but this file does
> not seem to be read or used by driverloader.
> Thanks!

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