Problems connecting to AP after reinstalling linux and driver
henrikg at fys.ku.dk
Mon Mar 22 04:57:21 EST 2004
After a lot of work I'm still unable to log on to any AP. Last time -
reinstalling - I used hostap-diver-0.2.0 and I am pretty sure that the
device" didn't existed - just as it is the case for the 0.1.3 version.
thought that the 0.2.0 tarball has been modified since then. After
downloading older "0.2.0 branch" files, I still have this wifi device.
So it seems that this allways has been a part of the 0.2 branch, and so
this can't be the problem.
Maybe my configuration file is wrong (see below). I don't use a key, but
this worked fine the last time (the APs aren't connected to the
Does someone have an idea, I'm running out of options...
wlan0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"Wireless DIKU" Nickname:"Henrik"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.467GHz Access Point:
Bit Rate:2Mb/s Sensitivity=1/3
Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr: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:54 Missed beacon:0
henrikg at fys.ku.dk said:
> After reinstalling my Suse 9.0 distribution, my Linksys WPC11
> 1.7.4) with hostap-driver 0.2.0 can't connect to any AP. The driver is
> loaded (se dmesg below), and iwconfig shows wlan0 and wifi. What is
> Befor reinstalling linux this interface wasn't there. Furthermore I
> find any configuration files for wifi, so how can it be "created"? But
> this has nothing to do with my problem. I also tried hostap-driver
> same result. Trying to change the AP manually didn't help.
> WIRELESS_ESSID='Wireless DIKU'
> cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean.
> hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> hostap_cs: 0.2.0 - 2004-02-15 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> hostap_cs: CS_EVENT_CARD_INSERTION
> hostap_cs: setting Vcc=50 (from config)
> Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
> io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
> hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 3, io 0x0100-0x013f
> prism2_hw_init: initialized in 194 ms
> wifi0: NIC: id=0x801b v1.0.0
> wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.1
> wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v1.7.4
> wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0
> wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x89f1)
> prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 2
> wifi0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
> retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
> A1=00:00:00:00:00:00 A2=00:06:25:16:c3:73 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
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