creating a WPA access point...

mrcool at stupidgamerz.com mrcool at stupidgamerz.com
Wed Mar 3 16:22:10 EST 2004


Trying to create a WPA enabled access point, i get this when i try to start
hostapd (yes i know the proper commandline should be:                  
hostapd -B /etc/hostapd.conf, but its the same either way).


OfficeAP:~ # hostapd /etc/hostapd.conf
Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf
Opening raw packet socket for ifindex 10
Using interface wlan0ap with hwaddr 00:0d:88:50:c4:68 and ssid 'Office'
wlan0: RADIUS Authentication server 62.204.32.85:1645
wlan0: RADIUS Accounting server 62.204.32.85:1646
Invalid pairwise cipher (24).Could not generate WPA IE.
WPA initialization failed.
Sending RADIUS message to accounting server
RADIUS message: code=4 (Accounting-Request) identifier=0 length=74
   Attribute 40 (Acct-Status-Type) length=6
      Value: 8
   Attribute 45 (Acct-Authentic) length=6
      Value: 2
   Attribute 4 (NAS-IP-Address) length=6
      Value: 62.204.34.205
   Attribute 30 (Called-Station-Id) length=30
      Value: '00-0D-88-50-C4-68:Office'
   Attribute 49 (Acct-Terminate-Cause) length=6
      Value: 11


I have tried with, and without a pass key, same error... attached is the
hostapd.conf file (that generated this error).  Kernel 2.4.22, CVS 3/3/04,
DWL650 revP flashed to 1.7.4 .

All help will be appreciated.

Jerryf
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