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managing multiple wireless SSIDs (summary discussion)



Tobias Roth wrote:

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>>I recently asked this list how I could automatically detect and
>>initialize my wireless interface based on any available SSIDs.
>>
>>I received three responses for the three different "solutions"
>>listed below:
>>
>>rcng patch for "autoconf at boot"
>>   http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-mobile/2003-November/002284.html
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>just to clear things up a bit:
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><shameless selfpromotion> what profile.diff does is detect the network
>at boot or resume, whether wireless or ethernet, and configures the whole
>system (not just network, everything: proxy, nfs mounts/, firewall, ...)
>according to where the laptop is located. it also seamlessly integrates into
>rcng and is easily removed as well </shameless selfpromotion>
>
>since i did not receive much feedback back in november when i sent the
>patch to -current and -mobile, i will try again now that 5.2 is out and
>everyone has some more time. this will be in three weeks or so, i first
>have to make the patch acpi compliant.
>

Sounds cool - I'll help beta test once you've got your changes in..

Eric

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Eric Anderson	   Systems Administrator      Centaur Technology
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