Ordering of iwconfig commands

The MiP RvL the_mip_rvl
Thu Dec 25 02:07:33 PST 2003

>> Are there any ordering constraints on iwconfig commands.  That is to say do 
>> you (for example) have to (or should you) set the txpower last rather than
>> before the essid?  

>Well, there shouldn't be. It is possible that there's a bug preventing
>some sequences from working correctly, but at least the driver is
>supposed to update all the needed configuration values regardless of the
>used order.

One thing that should be set before hostap mode, is the ssid, because hostap mode cannot have a blank ssid.



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