problems with EN2511CD / NL2511CD

Edson Roberto Schmidt schmidt at netdez.net
Tue Dec 10 17:40:30 EST 2002


I'm currently using an NL2511CD PLUX EXT2 and the only pri and sta that work
fine are 1.0.4 and 1.0.3.

Nov 30 15:35:17 ap_pico cardmgr[277]: socket 0: Senao
SL-2011CD/SL-2011CDPLUS
Nov 30 15:35:17 ap_pico cardmgr[277]: executing: 'modprobe hostap_cs'
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: hostap_cs.c 0.0.0 2002-10-12 (SSH
Communications Security Corp, Jouni Malinen)
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: (c) Jouni Malinen
<jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding
0x4d0-0x4d7
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x04d8-0x04ff: clean.
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0800-0x08ff: clean.
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: excluding
0xaf8-0xaff
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: cs: IO port probe 0x0c00-0x0cff: excluding
0xcf8-0xcff
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 15, io
0x010 0-0x013f
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: wlan0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.4
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico kernel: wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.0.3
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico cardmgr[277]: executing: './network start wlan0'
Nov 30 15:35:18 ap_pico snmpd: snmpd startup succeeded
Nov 30 15:35:19 ap_pico cardmgr[277]: socket 1: Senao
SL-2011CD/SL-2011CDPLUS
Nov 30 15:35:19 ap_pico crond: crond startup succeeded
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 10, io
0x014 0-0x017f
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico kernel: hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan1
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico kernel: wlan1: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico kernel: wlan1: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.4
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico kernel: wlan1: STA: id=0x1f v1.0.3
Nov 30 15:35:20 ap_pico cardmgr[277]: executing: './network start wlan1'

Schmidt
----- Original Message -----
From: "dean gaudet" <dean at arctic.org>
To: "Jouni Malinen" <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>
Cc: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 3:59 AM
Subject: Re: problems with EN2511CD / NL2511CD


> On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Jouni Malinen wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 10:00:13PM -0800, dean gaudet wrote:
> >
> > > Dec  2 20:57:23 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth (alg=0
trans#=1 stat=0 len=6fc=00b0) ==> 0 (authenticated)
> > > Dec  2 20:57:23 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce reassoc
(len=32 prev_ap=00:03:2f:02:97:46) => 0(0) (OK, new AID)
> > >
> > > those go on for a while, but the cisco never manages to associate.
> > > (i tried a WPC11 as well, no luck either.)
> >
> > As far as Host AP driver is concerned, that station has been
> > successfully associated. However, you could test this with the latest
> > CVS version to check whether the station is really acknowledging that
> > last reassociation response.
>
> here's what i get with latest CVS:
>
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: 0.0.0 CVS (Jouni Malinen
<jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: CS_EVENT_CARD_INSERTION
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: prism2_config()
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: ignoring Vcc=33 (from config)
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1
dflt.io.nwin=1
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> Dec  2 22:46:42 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 3, io
0x0180-0x01bf
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: prism2_hw_init()
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: prism2_hw_config: initialized in 17095
iterations
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.0
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.4.9
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a
workaround for firmware bug in Host AP mode WDS
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: Setting ALC off
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: Setting TX power to 24 dBm
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:46:43 mewlark kernel: wlan0: prism2_open
> Dec  2 22:46:51 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth (alg=0
trans#=1 stat=0 len=6 fc=00b0) ==> 0 (authOK)
> Dec  2 22:46:51 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth_cb - frame
was not ACKed
> Dec  2 22:47:27 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth (alg=0
trans#=1 stat=0 len=6 fc=00b0) ==> 0 (authOK)
> Dec  2 22:47:27 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth_cb - frame
was not ACKed
>
> and just for kicks, here's what happens when i use my older WPC11
> card as AP on current CVS (which is working fine):
>
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: 0.0.0 CVS (Jouni Malinen
<jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: CS_EVENT_CARD_INSERTION
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: prism2_config()
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: ignoring Vcc=50 (from config)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1
dflt.io.nwin=1
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 3, io
0x0180-0x01bf
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: prism2_hw_init()
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: prism2_hw_config: initialized in 9180
iterations
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: NIC: id=0x8002 v1.0.0
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v0.3.0
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v0.8.3
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: defaulting to host-based encryption
as a workaround for firmware bug in Host AP mode WEP
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a
workaround for firmware bug in Host AP mode WDS
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: Setting ALC off
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: Setting TX power to 24 dBm
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
> Dec  2 22:48:05 mewlark kernel: wlan0: prism2_open
> Dec  2 22:48:38 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth (alg=0
trans#=1 stat=0 len=6 fc=00b0) ==> 0 (authOK)
> Dec  2 22:48:38 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth_cb - STA
authenticated
> Dec  2 22:48:38 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce reassoc (len=32
prev_ap=00:03:2f:02:97:46) => 0(0) (OK, new AID)
> Dec  2 22:48:38 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce assoc_cb - STA
associated
> Dec  2 22:48:48 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth (alg=0
trans#=1 stat=0 len=6 fc=00b0) ==> 0 (authOK)
> Dec  2 22:48:48 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce auth_cb - STA
authenticated
> Dec  2 22:48:48 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce assoc (len=26
prev_ap=00:00:00:00:00:00) => 0(0) (OK, old AID)
> Dec  2 22:48:48 mewlark kernel: wlan0: 00:40:96:5a:5d:ce assoc_cb - STA
associated
>
> note that prev_ap mac address is the mac address of the WPC11.
>
>
> > If the client card is not reporting any errors, I would just have to
> > guess that it did not like the reassociation reply for some reason (most
> > probably it arrived after too long delay). Since the client card sent
> > reassociation request, I would assume that it accepted authentication
> > frame from the AP (although, I've seen some stations not caring about
> > authentication that much..).
>
> the client is win2k / cisco350 ... any idea how i check for errors?
>
> -dean
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