Atheros 5212 and WPA issues
Wouter de Jong
wouter at widexs.nl
Wed Sep 1 12:06:36 EDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 07:05:28AM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 10:16:59AM +0200, Wouter de Jong wrote:
> > I can successfully use it with WEP-encryption, but I just can't get
> > WPA to work. I've attached wpa_supplicant output. (Note that there are
> > more WLAN's configured here... the correct one is 'WIDEXS')
> > (AP is currently in WPA-PSK mode with TKIP).
> Do you know how the group cipher is configured? Is there any special
> configuration for it or is it supposed to be TKIP for everything?
Mm, see below. Don't know exactly what you mean :)
> > Also, my AccessPoint is a Buffalo WLA-G54 (www.buffalotech.com)
> What firmwate version are you using?
WLA-G54 Ver.2.05, the latest available as of January 19th 2004
> > Configuration file '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf' -> '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf'
> Could you please send the configuration file you are using?
Sure, I should have sent it in the first place :)
Here it is, but note that I've tried almost every combination that I've
found in the docs and howto's, etc:
Maybe this is a config that shouldn't work, but it just doesn't
make a difference with whatever I configure in key_mgmt, pairwise, etc.
> > WPA: Own WPA IE - hexdump(len=24): dd 16 00 50 f2 01 01 00 00 50 f2 02 01 00 00 50 f2 02 01 00 00 50 f2 02
> > IEEE 802.1X RX: version=1 type=3 length=95
> > EAPOL-Key type=254
> > WPA: RX message 1 of 4-Way Handshake from 00:07:40:a0:80:fe (ver=1)
> > Invalid group cipher (1).
> > WPA: Failed to generate WPA IE (for msg 2 of 4).
> Hmm.. That group cipher 1 would be WPA_CIPHER_NONE which is not
> allowed.. Odd that wpa_supplicant allowed the negotiation to go this
> far. Own WPA IE above uses TKIP as the group cipher.. I will need to go
> through the code to understand how this could happen.
Mm, I see. The config-page for the Wireless LAN Security looks like this:
> Which version of wpa_supplicant are you using?
Thanks for your time :)
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