wpa_supplicant fails with ndiswrapper andmadwifi driver for Atheros 802.11a/b/g card
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Nov 3 22:30:42 EST 2004
On Sun, Oct 31, 2004 at 10:38:39PM -0800, Michael Reilly wrote:
> I have a Cisco CB21AG card which is based on the Atheros 802.11a/b/g chip
> (5212 I think it is called). The card has a PCI id of vendor 0x168c,
> device 0x0013.
> wpa_supplicant fails when I try to use WPA-PSK. I downloaded a trial copy
> of driverloader and it works fine.
Which NDIS driver are you using?
> The debug from wpa_supplicant indicates that the AP scan returns 0 bytes.
> No suitable AP is found. I am not sure where the problem lies except that
> it fails with both ndiswrapper and the madwifi drivers pulled from the
> madwifi project's cvs last wednesday.
Can you get scan any results with 'iwlist wlan0 scan'? Can you use
ndiswrapper in plaintext mode with the same AP?
> What debugs should I obtain in order to solve this problem? I ran
> wpa_supplicant with the -dd command line option and saw that the sacn
> failed. (Sorry I lost the log I captured. I will recreate it later and
> post it as a followup to this message.)
That would be suitable log file for hostap (i.e., wpa_supplicant)
> I am using wpa_supplicant 2.5 and ndiswrapper 0.10 (I tried ndiswrapper
> 0.11 but the perl script prints out a number of error messages so went back
> to version 0.10). The access point is a Cisco 1100.
Which firmware version is used in the AP? I haven't tested ndiswrapper
with Cisco APs, but wpa_supplicant and Atheros-based cards have worked
nicely with Cisco APs.
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 08:46:12AM +0100, Wouter de Jong wrote:
> Does anyone else have this up and running with an Atheros-chip ?
Yes, worked fine with ndiswrapper the last time I tested (a long time
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