Stoped at EPAOL-Key 4/4 in wpa_supplicant 0.25 and latest Madwifi
yenjung at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 22:55:09 EST 2004
I never try to compile the madwifi on 2.4.26. The kernel I used for
wpa_supplicant 2.5 and madwifi from Nov 9 is 2.4.25.
It is working fine after I re-compile the wpa_supplicant with the
madwifi from Nov 9.
I guess it also could be working fine with 2.4.26.
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 17:50:21 -0800, Michael Reilly <michaelr at cisco.com> wrote:
> I am using a 2.4.26 kernel. That may be the difference. I have not heard
> of anyone able to get madwifi from October or later and wpa_supplicant 2.5
> working on an Atheros card with a 2.4.2?. Same with ndiswrapper 0.11. I
> took a look at ndiswrapper 0.12rc1 but it appears to not compile with a
> 2.4.26 kernel.
> So the people I know and myself who use Atheros cards are forced to use
> driverloader at this time or try upgrading to a 2.6.x kernel and see if that
> Steven Ihde wrote:
> > On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 21:59:28 -0800, Michael Reilly wrote:
> >>This is a well documented problem. Atheros cards fail with madwifi and
> >>ndiswrapper. They work fine with driverloader. I have not seen an
> >>explanation for the problem nor any determination as to whether the problem
> >>is in madwifi and ndiswrapper or it is in wpa_supplicant.
> >>Based on your message it sounds like a change made to madwifi since the
> >>middle of August caused the problem. Perhaps a similar change was made to
> > [snip]
> > I'm successfully using an Atheros-based DLink DWL-G650 with madwifi
> > (checked out mid-October) and wpa_supplicant 0.2.5 (Debian 0.2.5-2)
> > with Debian unstable with kernel 2.6.8. The AP is a Netgear FWG114P,
> > and I'm using WPA-PSK. So it would seem your statement that "Atheros
> > cards fail with madwifi" needs further qualification.
> > I must admit that there are good days and bad days -- sometimes
> > wpa_supplicant spends upwards of a minute "Trying to associate" every
> > time it rekeys, and other days it works great. But fundamentally, it
> > works.
> > I've been meaning to figure out why it's so inconsistent. The obvious
> > answer is poor signal strength or interference, but this only seems to
> > happen when rekeying and I often sit in a spot with a clear line of
> > sight to the AP less than 50ft away and the signal strength seems
> > good. I had much better results with a Linksys AP, but my wife's
> > PowerBook's AirPort card didn't get along with the Linksys, so we use
> > the Netgear :-)
> > -Steve
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