wpa and dlink di-614+

thomas schorpp t.schorpp at gmx.de
Sat Dec 10 09:38:13 EST 2005

Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:54:34PM -0600, Kernel Jake wrote:
>>wpa_supplicant pauses when wpa_driver_bsd_set_key is called, and then it 
>>disassociates.  Strangely, the DI-614+ log file says that my machine 
>>authenticated successfully.  It looks as if wpa_supplicant is dropping the 
>>connection unilaterally with "reason 8".
> It looks like the WPA 4-Way Handshake is completed successfully and PTK
> is configured for unicast encryption/decryption. However, at this point,
> the driver seems to be deciding to disassociate with the AP for some
> reason. That reason code 8 is "Disassociated because sending station is
> leaving (or has left) BSS" which is somewhat generic and does not really
> tell the exact reason for driver doing this. Unfortunately, I don't know
> how to best debug what the driver is doing so this question would more
> likely need someone with more experience with the FreeBSD driver. From
> wpa_supplicant view point, everything was going fine in the negotiation
> until the driver reported disconnection.

maybe it reports diconn cause the ap signals it.

friend with a d-link ap has same problem with his winxp centrino client.
no wpa gets airborne with this devices.

so i suggest contact d-link support/QA and help them out with full debug logs 
and request a firmware hotfix.

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