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Thread: Broadcom 4328 and WPA?

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

    Re: Broadcom 4328 and WPA?

    Quote Originally Posted by marlier View Post
    Kutjara --

    I certainly won't say that I've fixed anything, but invoking wpa_supplicant from the command line I was able to get a stable connection when I changed




    in the wpa_supplicant config file. Now if I could just figure out how to get NetworkManager to use that stupid parameter...
    Thanks for that, Marlier. I'll give that a try if I get up the courage to attack the problem again. For now, I'm just going to use my new Belkin dongle and work on the other stuff I need to get working on this machine.

    I'll definitely keep your tip in mind for when I (inevitably) try again.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Denver, CO
    Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: Broadcom 4328 and WPA?

    I don't know how network manager and wpa_supplicant interact together. However you have a few options to get around this. It seems like you want to use Network Manager in roaming mode. You either need to manually add your changes to the /etc/network/interfaces file (something like this thread: -- if that doesn't work you can also call wpa_supplicant directly from the interfaces file with use of the preup statements (more on this later if you want to go this route).

    Also WICD, an alternative to network manager, works much in the same way as the command line, and you can manually alter the parameters it uses to call wpa_supplicant. You could try this in leiu of network manager.

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