(almost working!) Problems with wpa_supplicant and Linksys WPC54G + WPA EAP-TTLS

Dan Parsons dparsons at pioneer-pra.com
Mon Dec 20 18:02:29 EST 2004

Okay, I have made progress! It is now working to the point that my 
radius server is receiving packets from the access point I'm trying to 
connect to... the only problem is that it's not sending a password!

Mon Dec 20 15:00:45 2004 : Auth: Login incorrect: [prauser/<no 
User-Password attribute>] (from client aironet1-oc port 273 cli 

My wpa_supplicant.conf file looks like the below. What am I doing wrong?


	phase2="autheap=PAP autheap=MD5"	

Dan Parsons
Systems Administrator
Pioneer Research Center USA, Inc.

On Dec 20, 2004, at 1:32 PM, Dan Parsons wrote:

> Very interesting indeed... would you mind showing me what your 
> wpa_supplicant.conf file looks like? Also, maybe a link to the .zip or 
> .exe of the Windows drivers you're using?
> Dan Parsons
> Systems Administrator
> Pioneer Research Center USA, Inc.
> On Dec 20, 2004, at 1:30 PM, Stephen Mathezer wrote:
>> Dan Parsons wrote:
>>> While I'm waiting for the ndiswrapper folk to get back to me, I 
>>> decided to get LinuxAnt's DriverLoader a try instead of ndiswrapper. 
>>> So far I haven't had any system crashes, which is great. However 
>>> WPA+EAP-TTLS still isn't working. Below is some debugging 
>>> information for you... does it look like the same issue as what I'm 
>>> having with ndiswrapper? I'm using the same Windows drivers with it 
>>> as I was with ndiswrapper and also the same card.
>>> I thank you in advance for any information you can give me.
>> I realize that I am talking TLS whereas you are talking TTLS, but for 
>> what it is worth, I have a WPC54GV4 and have had the following 
>> experience:
>> -EAP-TLS works fine under Windows XP
>> -EAP-TLS works fine with DriverLoader
>> -EAP-TLS fails with ndiswrapper and wpa_supplicant 0.2.5. As of 
>> Ndiswrapper 0.12 I could actually see a conversation with the radius 
>> server, which was new, but I still couldn't complete authentication.
>> -An identical wpa_supplicant config works fine with the native 
>> Madwifi drivers with my Dlink-650G
>> I haven't had time (or inclination) to dig too much since I do have 
>> one working card. It is interesting however that DriverLoader worked 
>> for me but not for you.
>> -Steve
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