[arch-general] netcfg wlan connection renewal

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Sat Oct 8 13:22:54 EDT 2011

Excerpts from Thomas Bächler's message of 2011-10-08 18:42:35 +0200:
> Am 08.10.2011 14:42, schrieb Philipp Überbacher:
> > The 'rfkill list' output is identical, ifconfig is different, but I
> > don't know how to interpret the output:
> > 
> > -wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500  metric 1
> > +wlan0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500  metric 1
> That doesn't say a lot, the "RUNNING" flag disappears when you
> disassociate. I am out of ideas here.
> Maybe you can get more info by putting
>  WPA_OPTS="-d -f /var/log/wpa_supplicant.log"
> into /etc/network.d/interfaces/wlan0. Or replace -d with -dd. But be
> careful, the log file becomes HUGE with -dd.

Thanks Thomas,
I'll try this sometime during the next days and report back with any

I'll also try the b43 driver again, but it didn't work for my
[14e4:4315] BCM4312 in the past. Guess it's worth a try though.

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