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From: "Jesús J. Guerrero Botella" <jesus.guerrero.botella@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] wpa_supplicant annoyances (mask_service_inactive)
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 13:53:46
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] wpa_supplicant annoyances (mask_service_inactive) by Neil Bothwick
1 Hi again.
3 This is just a desktop that's on a remote corner. Some months ago I
4 decided to clean a bit and take off some wires, and I am using an usb
5 wifi dongle to connect it to my lan, just because that's what I had at
6 hand at the moment, lying in some drawer.
8 2012/5/24 Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>:
9 > On Thu, 24 May 2012 12:50:27 +0200, Jesús J. Guerrero Botella wrote:
10 >
11 >> I've been using this for some time now, and I changed the config a lot
12 >> of times. Always had problems. The last time I set this up I removed
13 >> everything from /etc/conf.d/net and /etc/conf.d/wpa_supplicant, and
14 >> let it did it's automatic job instead. So far, it's working... some
15 >> random times. The errors always show though. And they screw up the
16 >> init. The worst is that it bits sshd, which leaves me without remote
17 >> access any random day. Ugh.
18 >>
19 >> So, any idea where to start looking? :D
20 >
21 > "genlop -l --date yesterday" is always a good place to start. I knew
22 > this wasn't down to wpa_supplicant as I got it this morning on a
23 > wirelessless desktop. Genlop showed that openrc was updated yesterday and
24 > searching bugzilla for openrc found
25 >
26 > It appears that a fix has been committed.
29 Thank you, it's exactly my problem. Poor wpa_supplicant, it seems it's
30 not guilty after all. :P
32 Well, thank you a ton. I can go from here myself. :)
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34 Jesús Guerrero Botella