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computer:wpa_supplicant_network_roaming [2013/03/20 19:35]
tdobes
computer:wpa_supplicant_network_roaming [2013/03/20 23:50]
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   * edit /​etc/​default/​ifplugd and change HOTPLUG_INTERFACES to %%""​%% (this prevents ifplugd from automatically killing wpa_supplicant when we lose a connection)   * edit /​etc/​default/​ifplugd and change HOTPLUG_INTERFACES to %%""​%% (this prevents ifplugd from automatically killing wpa_supplicant when we lose a connection)
 +  * when dealing with weak signals, configuring the access point to operate in 11g mode (instead of 11ng) seems to increase the range
   * /​etc/​network/​interfaces:​   * /​etc/​network/​interfaces:​
 <​file>​ <​file>​
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 allow-hotplug wlan0 allow-hotplug wlan0
 iface wlan0 inet manual iface wlan0 inet manual
 + wpa-driver nl80211,​wext
  wpa-roam /​etc/​wpa_supplicant/​wpa_supplicant.conf  wpa-roam /​etc/​wpa_supplicant/​wpa_supplicant.conf
  pre-up iwconfig $IFACE power off  pre-up iwconfig $IFACE power off
computer/wpa_supplicant_network_roaming.txt · Last modified: 2013/03/20 23:50 by tdobes
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