Set up wireless in Slackware
Posted on 2014-12-04
I need a simple step-by-step instruction to setting up a wireless client in Slackware. Believe it or not, I've set up a wireless Master in Slackware, but the Managed mode is defeating me. As I [mis]understand things thus far, there are wireless settings in /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf, but rc.inet1 runs rc.wireless which basically runs iwconfig using settings in etc/rc.d/rc.wireless.conf, but iwconfig cannot set the WPA password -- that has to be done with wpa_supplicant also run from rc.wireless? with its own /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf?
OK, I'm lost! I have 3 parameters: wlan0, ESSID = myESSID, and password = myPassword; what do I set in one or more of /etc/rc.d/inet1.conf, /etc/rc.d/wireless.conf and/or /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf, and wherever else as needed to get this working?