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

Kelly Hogan kshogan at linora.com
Wed Mar 10 20:25:54 EST 2004


Still no joy.

Once changing to ad-hoc mode it immediately grabs the AP correctly.  But
as soon as we change back to Managed mode, it returns to the
searching/44:.44:44:44:44:44 mode again.

We have tried it with multiple APs so something is awry..
KH

On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 05:31, O.J.Schuring at telecom.tno.nl wrote:

> Did u solve the problem yet?
> 
> I found out that it is in fact a association failure, as Pavel Roskin mentioned. This can be due to a mismatch in the channel number.
> 
> To change this, type do:
> 
> # iwconfig wlan0 channel 4
> 
> (wlan0 being your wireless device, and 4 being the channel the AP is working on.)
> 
> If u get an error, try switching to ad-hoc mode first, then set the channel nr. then go back to managed mode again.
> 
> # iwconfig wlan0 mode Ad-hoc
> # iwconfig wlan0 channel 4
> # iwconfig wlan0 mode Managed
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kelly Hogan [mailto:kshogan at linora.com]
> > Sent: maandag, 8 maart 2004 16:46
> > To: Schuring, O.J.
> > Cc: hostap at shmoo.com
> > Subject: RE: Hostap AP to Hostap Managed 44:44:44:44:44:44
> > 
> > 
> > Not using keying.  Will try it.  What was your iwconfig setting to
> > change the key?
> > 
> > On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 01:09, O.J.Schuring at telecom.tno.nl wrote:
> > > 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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> > > 
> > 
> > 
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