LinkStatus=6 (Association failed) on prism2.5 set

Mr. The Plague mrtheplague at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 20:22:43 EDT 2005


I'm reposting this since it never showed up on the list, but is in the
archives.. Eh?


> Hi guys,
> 
> I've got a strange issue with Hostap and an IBM High-Rate mini-pci
> card (a fancy name for "prism2.5 chipset"). I have all the parameters
> configured for iwconfig properly, and in fact the same configuration
> stanza (save changes for interface name) worked with the orinoco
> drivers that debian installed by default. However, I really don't want
> to use the orinoco drivers on any Prism card if I can help it.
> 
> Anyway, I ifup wlan0, but the card doesn't associate with the AP. I
> have turned off MAC filtering on the gateway, so it's not that. I just
> get a ton of these errors in the dmesg
> 
> wifi0: LinkStatus=6 (Association failed)
> wifi0: LinkStatus: BSSID=44:44:44:44:44:44
> 
> I tried using an iwconfig wlan0 ap 00:0f:66:d7:a1:ad (which is the
> BSSID of the router.)
> 
> wifi0: JoinRequest: BSSID=00:0f:66:d7:a1:ad channel=3
> wifi0: LinkStatus=6 (Association failed)
> wifi0: LinkStatus: BSSID=44:44:44:44:44:44
> 
> Anyway, I'm using my external Orinoco card which works fine on it's own drivers.
> 

(what I meant to say was that's how i'm accessing the internet now.
the internal card is still f00ked.)



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