hostapd wpa_psk_file doesn't work ...

Vincent Tassy vince at butler-online.com
Wed Apr 20 15:21:50 EDT 2005


Nope, that's not it ...

it still doesn't work :-/

Arjan van Bentem wrote:
> 
>> 00:00:00:00:00:00 abcdefgh
>> 1 errors found in configuration file '/etc/hostapd.conf'
> 
> I've never used hostapd, but wpa_supplicant requires plain-text
> passphrases to be enclosed in quotes, whereas hexadecimal numeric values
> should not be quoted -- it seems that abcdefgh is a plain-text
> passphrase? If so, then maybe you should add double-quotes.
> 
> Good luck,
> Arjan.
> 
> 
> On 04/20/2005 04:48 PM, Vincent Tassy wrote:
> 
>> Hi all !
>>
>> I am using hostapd (today's CVS) with madwifi (today's CVS) in a
>> WPA-PSK configuration with a windows XP client.
>>
>> It works fine if I declare my wpa_passphrase in hostapd.conf.
>>
>> I then removed the wpa_passphrase stanza from the conf file and added
>>
>> wpa_psk_file=/etc/hostapd.wpa_psk
>>
>> this file contains :
>>
>> 00:00:00:00:00:00 abcdefgh
>>
>> And with this, when I try to start hostapd, I get the following error :
>>
>> Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf
>> WPA-PSK enabled, but PSK or passphrase is not configured.
>> 1 errors found in configuration file '/etc/hostapd.conf'
>>
>> Any clues ?
>>
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