Diff for /wikisrc/tutorials/how_to_use_wpa_supplicant.mdwn between versions 1.8 and 1.9

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  [Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wired_Equivalent_Privacy).   [Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wired_Equivalent_Privacy).
 Most "closed" or "locked" 802.11 wireless networks use WPA/WPA2  Most "closed" or "locked" 802.11 wireless networks use WPA/WPA2
  authentication.   authentication.
 On NetBSD, the [wpa_supplicant(8)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?wpa_supplicant+8+NetBSD-current)  On NetBSD, the [wpa_supplicant(8)](//man.NetBSD.org/wpa_supplicant.8)
  daemon handles WPA/WPA2.   daemon handles WPA/WPA2.
   
 To configure WPA/WPA2, you must create the file  To configure WPA/WPA2, you must create the file
  [`/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf`](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?wpa_supplicant.conf+5+NetBSD-current).   [`/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf`](//man.NetBSD.org/wpa_supplicant.conf.5).
 You can find examples for `/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf` in  You can find examples for `/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf` in
  `/usr/share/examples/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf`.   `/usr/share/examples/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf`.
 The simplest case is a network, say `my favourite network`, with a  The simplest case is a network, say `my favourite network`, with a
Line 29  For this case, fill your `/etc/wpa_suppl Line 29  For this case, fill your `/etc/wpa_suppl
     }      }
   
 Then enable wpa_supplicant on your network interface device, say  Then enable wpa_supplicant on your network interface device, say
  `iwn0`, by editing [`/etc/rc.conf`](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?wpa_supplicant.conf+5+NetBSD-current)   `iwn0`, by editing [`/etc/rc.conf`](//man.NetBSD.org/wpa_supplicant.conf.5)
  to add   to add
   
     wpa_supplicant=YES      wpa_supplicant=YES
     wpa_supplicant_flags="-i iwn0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"      wpa_supplicant_flags="-i iwn0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"
   
 If your LAN is configured with DHCP, you will likely also want  If your LAN is configured with DHCP, you will likely also want
  `dhcpcd=YES` in `/etc/rc.conf` to run [dhcpcd](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?dhcpcd+8+NetBSD-current).   `dhcpcd=YES` in `/etc/rc.conf` to run [dhcpcd](//man.NetBSD.org/dhcpcd.8).
 Then start wpa_supplicant with the shell command:  Then start wpa_supplicant with the shell command:
   
     # /etc/rc.d/wpa_supplicant start      # /etc/rc.d/wpa_supplicant start
Line 61  For a typical laptop, you will usually w Line 61  For a typical laptop, you will usually w
 In that case, when you're booting up, you don't want to have to wait  In that case, when you're booting up, you don't want to have to wait
  until you can associate with the network and get a DHCP lease.   until you can associate with the network and get a DHCP lease.
 You can pass the `-b` flag to  You can pass the `-b` flag to
  [dhcpcd](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?dhcpcd+8+NetBSD-current)   [dhcpcd](//man.NetBSD.org/dhcpcd.8)
  to make it immediately go into the background, by setting   to make it immediately go into the background, by setting
  `dhcpcd_flags` in `/etc/rc.conf`:   `dhcpcd_flags` in `/etc/rc.conf`:
   
Line 110  Here is a configuration if you want to d Line 110  Here is a configuration if you want to d
   
 Note that you don't have to use wpa_supplicant to configure WEP -- you  Note that you don't have to use wpa_supplicant to configure WEP -- you
  can also simply use   can also simply use
  [ifconfig(8)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?ifconfig+8+NetBSD-current):   [ifconfig(8)](//man.NetBSD.org/ifconfig.8):
   
     ifconfig ath0 ssid MYWEAKLYENCRYPTEDWLAN nwkey 12345      ifconfig ath0 ssid MYWEAKLYENCRYPTEDWLAN nwkey 12345
   
Line 129  This seems to be a common configuration  Line 129  This seems to be a common configuration 
   
 #  See also  #  See also
   
   * [wpa_supplicant(8)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?wpa_supplicant+8+NetBSD-current)    * [wpa_supplicant(8)](//man.NetBSD.org/wpa_supplicant.8)
   * [wpa_supplicant.conf(5)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?wpa_supplicant.conf+5+NetBSD-current)    * [wpa_supplicant.conf(5)](//man.NetBSD.org/wpa_supplicant.conf.5)
   * [Official wpa_supplicant site](http://hostap.epitest.fi/wpa_supplicant/)    * [Official wpa_supplicant site](http://hostap.epitest.fi/wpa_supplicant/)

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