I am working with Debian. I know that wpa_supplicant is being started during boot. Where is it being started from? Also, I want to change the config file that wpa_supplicant is using. I know it's possible to start wpa_supplicant from the command line and specify a config file but how I do change this permanently?
The scripts responsible for configuring wireless network interfaces at boot are located in
Each of these directories contains a wpasupplicant file, which is just a symbolic link to /etc/wpasupplicant/ifupdown.sh, a script that states, in its header:
There is no reference to wpa_supplicant per se in this file, but the reference is in functions.sh, the file sourced by wpasupplicant. It contains the following lines:
These are the two calls you wish to modify.