Iwd

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iwd (iNet Wireless Daemon) is an up-and-coming wireless daemon for Linux. It is written by Intel and aims to replace wpa_supplicant.

Installation

Kernel

KERNEL
Security Options --->
	[*] Enable access key retention support
		[*] Diffie-Hellman operations on retained keys

Cryptographic API  --->
	[*] Diffie-Hellman algorithm
	[*] DES and Triple DES EDE cipher algorithms
	[*] User-space interface for symmetric key cipher algorithms

USE flags

USE flags for net-wireless/iwd Wireless daemon for linux

client Enable iwctl client tool local
monitor Enable iwmon monitor tool local
ofono Enable support for oFono SIM authentication local
wired Enable ethernet authentication daemon local

Emerge

Install net-wireless/iwd package:

root #emerge --ask net-wireless/iwd

Configuration

Manual

Warning
iwd is a work in process is definitely not ready for prime time computing!

iwd can be manually compiled and installed by following the upstream directions.

See also