Hostap AP to Hostap Managed 44:44:44:44:44:44

O.J.Schuring at telecom.tno.nl O.J.Schuring at telecom.tno.nl
Mon Mar 8 03:09:29 EST 2004


KH,

Do you use something like dynamic keying?

I had the same problem using 802.1x. My solution was to set a key for the client. This is just a temporary key and can be something like '12234567890'

Goog luck,

Olof

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly Hogan [mailto:kshogan at linora.com]
> Sent: zondag, 7 maart 2004 6:33
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: Hostap AP to Hostap Managed 44:44:44:44:44:44
> 
> 
> Hello, 
> 
> This must be a simple issue, but I am running hostap 0.1.3 on two
> machines, one it AP mode, then one in Managed mode.  Using engenius
> 2511MP Plus cards in pci mode.  
> 
> The ap mode on the unit works well, but the client never seems to join
> the essid, just flipping channels like a hyperactive couch potato and
> staying at AP 44:44:44:44:44:44   Also noted that the bit 
> rate goes to 2
> Mbps and that the interface is dropping packets.
> 
> I have tried to iwconfig the ap mac with no joy.  I did see 
> some earlier
> emails about this as a problem, hostap to hostap, but no solutions. 
> 
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> 
> firmware 1.7.4/1.1.0
> 
> kernel 2.4.20-8
> 
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:"wisp"
>           Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.467GHz  Access Point:
> 44:44:44:44:44:44
>           Bit Rate:2Mb/s   Sensitivity=1/3
>           Retry min limit:8   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>           Encryption key:off
>           Power Management:off
>           Link Quality:0/92  Signal level:-69 dBm  Noise level:-90 dBm
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:45   Missed beacon:0
> 
> 
> wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:02:6F:09:9F:DE
>           inet addr:10.0.1.3  Bcast:10.0.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
>           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:26 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:41 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
>           RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:2952 (2.8 Kb)
>           Interrupt:11 Memory:f1cca000-f1ccb000
> 
>  
> Thanks,
> KH
> 
> 
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