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authorJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2009-02-14 14:43:43 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2009-02-14 14:43:43 (GMT)
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Allow multiple driver wrappers to be specified on command line
For example, -Dnl80211,wext could be used to automatically select between nl80211 and wext. The first driver wrapper that is able to initialize the interface will be used.
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@@ -500,7 +500,7 @@ options:
-C = ctrl_interface parameter (only used if -c is not)
-i = interface name
-d = increase debugging verbosity (-dd even more)
- -D = driver name
+ -D = driver name (can be multiple drivers: nl80211,wext)
-f = Log output to default log location (normally /tmp)
-g = global ctrl_interface
-K = include keys (passwords, etc.) in debug output
@@ -544,6 +544,13 @@ enabled:
wpa_supplicant -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -iwlan0 -d
+If the specific driver wrapper is not known beforehand, it is possible
+to specify multiple comma separated driver wrappers on the command
+line. wpa_supplicant will use the first driver wrapper that is able to
+initialize the interface.
+
+wpa_supplicant -Dnl80211,wext -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -iwlan0
+
wpa_supplicant can control multiple interfaces (radios) either by
running one process for each interface separately or by running just