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otus driver for wpa_supplicant?

Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:36 am

I found out that for getting my combination of my wifi stick TP-Link TL-WN821N and WPA2 working I need to use wpa_supplicant and the otus driver. Is this correct?

Do I need to compile the driver myself or is there another way? Any pointers are appreciated.

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Re: otus driver for wpa_supplicant?

Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:26 am

You just need to load the ath9k module in order to get the card working.
To load the module on a running system run as su:

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modprobe ath9k
And to load the module at startup you need to add this line to the file /etc/modules

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ath9k
To use wpa_supplicant you need to write you network config in the config file and start it with:

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wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -c /path/to/config
As far as i know the default location is /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf.

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