Connecting to a wireless access point
This document describes how to set up a wireless network connection with WPA encryption.
First make sure your wireless drivers are loded properly.
Install wireless_tools and wpa_supplicant.
Bring the link up so we can look for wireless networks.
Find a network to connect to. Look for the ESSID. In this example we will use the ESSID "MyNet"
Lets set the ESSID.
We need to create a shared key for wpa_supplicant.
It will wait for the password from stdin. Enter the password and enter. Now you will have a wpa.conf file with the preshared key.
start wpa_supplicant with the generated config
From another console, start dhcpcd
You should get an IP address