802.1x Support

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Dec 1 20:25:48 EST 2002

On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 11:14:11AM -0800, Selcuk OZTURK wrote:

> I have RH 7.2 working on 2.4.20pre11 kernel. I'm using D-link DWL650
> Wireless NIC. I can run hostapd but when I try to connect my hostapd
> with a Radius Server to support 802.1x Authentication, I got this
> error..

Do you mean that you can successfully associate a station with hostapd
if you are not using 1x?

> >> ./hostapd -x -o xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -a xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. -s xxxx  wlan0 
>   Using interface wlan0ap with hwaddr xxxxxxxxxxxx and ssid xxxxx
>   ioctl [ PRISM_IOCTL_PRISM2_PARAM] : Operation not supported
>   Could not setup IEEE 802.1X support in kernel driver.

That's odd.. Which version of the driver are you using? Are you using
the driver and hostapd from the same version (i.e., one should not mix
two different versions of driver/hostapd)? Do you see anything in
'dmesg' output from the driver? Can you run minimal EAP authentication
in hostapd (i.e., without external RADIUS server) with 'hostapd -xm

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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