reconnect problem

Peter peter at peter.dyndns.info
Mon Mar 22 10:16:59 EST 2004


hi!

great work :))

now reassociation works with both winxp and wpa_supplicant

thanks alot,
peter


On Sun, 21 Mar 2004 19:14:38 -0800
Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:

> Actually, it was a problem in hostapd; it did not start group key
> handshake in such a reassociation case. WinXP may have ignored the
> missing group key handshake(?), but wpa_supplicant verifies that also
> group key gets set and restarts if this times out.
> 
> I fixed hostapd to trigger group key handshake for reassociation and
> this seems to now work with wpa_supplicant. This part has changed in
> the later versions of IEEE 802.11i draft which do not require separate
> group key handshake after 4-Way Handshake. I'm using the latest IEEE
> 802.11i draft for hostapd and forgot to add this backwards
> compatibility change for WPA. Current CVS snapshot of hostapd has this
> fix now.
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id
> EFC895FA



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