That helped in a strange way but when I went to /etc directory to look for resolve.conf file (just curius what was in it) I noticed the netctl directory. In there was the following:
Originally Posted by atreyu
I think this might be the reason "The Med" is the only network i can get on. I do not remember configuring this but I guess I did at some point after the install.
[pat@demoreal netctl]$ ls
ethernet-dhcp examples hooks interfaces wlan0-The Med
I need to get back to school work but I think I will have this figured out soon.
[pat@demoreal netctl]$ cat wlan0-The\ Med
Description='Automatically generated profile by wifi-menu'
It is a bit strange that the password is out in the open in that file...
the coffee house does not mater (it is on the door of the coffee house) but I wouldn't want my home network passkey to be open like that.
I will look into this later tonight or tomorrow.
edit: I don't remember configuring it because I didn't "Automatically generated profile by wifi-menu"
This is incorrect.
Originally Posted by demoreal
As @atreyu stated you need to first open a browser and go through the local password process,.
The issue I had was netctl was attempting to connect at boot.
I disabled netctl.
I can now connect manually using the following tools:
I set the wifi card up, scan for a network with iwlist then create a file of the network like the examples in
I run wpa_supplicant in a terminal.
Leaving it open has been helpfull to further my knowledge of networks.
I then use dhcpcd to connect in the usual way
when I get bored of this, I will try out netctl.
but for now this is much more fun.
Everything now works great.