CentOS 6: wpa_supplicant, unexpected behavior
On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 19:36:13 -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 10:35:18PM +0000, Michael D. Berger wrote:
>> On my CentOS 6:
>> chkconfig --list wpa_supplicant
>> shows off at all levels, which is confirmed by examination of:
>> but ps -ef shows the process running. Furthermore, repeated
>> cd /etc/init.d/
>> ./wpa_supplicant stop
>> appears to succeed, but the process continues to run. These
>> observations were made at levels 3 and 5.
> Are you using NetworkManager? It probably starts wpa_supplicant. Have
> you ever noticed, on a Gnome desktop, how you have to specifically
> uncheck enable wireless?
Yes, I am using NetworkManager, and, as I forgot to mention, KDE.
But I see that NetworkManager starts at level 2.
(BTW, I also see that the scripts in /etc/init.d have a new format
for specifying start and stop levels.)
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