wpa_supplicant / ndiswrapper / Dell WLAN 1450 / Slackware

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Thu Dec 23 20:56:35 EST 2004

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 09:10:09AM -0800, pschlesi at uci.edu wrote:

> Both of those suggestions worked!  ap_scan MUST be set to 1 for my D-Link
> 614+ (0 or 2 won't work) - it won't talk to it in any other fashion
> (scan_ssid can be 1 or 0).

ap_scan=2 should work, but you will need to explicitly configure all
security parameters.

> However, I had to make one modification to my D-Link 614+ (firmware 3.43)
> - I had to enable the broadcasting of my ssid (which I'd rather not do). 
> Is this a wpa_supplicant or a ndiswrapper issue?

Neither, that's a configuration issue.. NDIS drivers require ap_scan=2
to work with APs that disable broadcast SSID.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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