Hardware switch starts wpasupplicant

Angel Martin Alganza ama
Thu Oct 18 11:45:31 PDT 2007

I have successfully set up wpasupplicant to connect to my work
networks (2) and it works like a charm.  I have to start
wpa_supplicant by hand, though, and once connected to one of the
networks do a dhclient request on the wireless interface.

What I would like is the wpasupplicant and dhclient to be run
automatically upon pressing the wireless switch, so that I only have
to do so to get connected to the first (preferred) wireless network on

I haven't been able to find a way to do it after reading the
wpasupplican man page and the information on the web site.

Is it possible to make such a set up?  Could someone point me to some
documentation which explains how to do it?

Thank you in advance.


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