[fixed] wpa_supplicant + ndiswrapper = Failed to enable WPA in the driver

Coert Vonk coert.vonk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 14:22:26 EST 2005


I hit that "send" button a few secs to early.  Just discovered the "-D
ndiswrapper" option.  (the 0.2.5 version that I used earlier did not
need that.)

/c


On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 11:18:36 -0800, Coert Vonk <coert.vonk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying wpa_supplicant (both the cvs and 0.3.6) with ndiswrapper
> for my wireless card.  It appears to have problems setting WPA mode as
> seen in the debug trace:
> 
> ./wpa_supplicant -ddddd -i wlan0 -c /etc/802.11i/wpa_supplicant.conf
> :
> Initializing interface (2) 'wlan0'
> EAPOL: SUPP_PAE entering state DISCONNECTED
> EAPOL: KEY_RX entering state NO_KEY_RECEIVE
> EAPOL: SUPP_BE entering state INITIALIZE
> EAP: EAP entering state DISABLED
> EAPOL: External notification - portEnabled=0
> EAPOL: External notification - portValid=0
> Own MAC address: 00:90:4b:2f:6e:d4
> wpa_driver_wext_set_wpa
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: No such device
> Failed to enable WPA in the driver.
> wpa_driver_wext_set_wpa
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: No such device
> Failed to disable WPA in the driver.
> wpa_driver_wext_set_drop_unencrypted
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: No such device
> wpa_driver_wext_set_countermeasures
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: No such device
> rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
> 
> The Win/XP driver does support WPA.  I just got that working with
> hostapd on the access point (see an earlier email).
> 
> Using iwpriv, the wlan0 interface appears to support "setwpa".
> 
> wlan0     Available private ioctl :
>           setwpa           (8BE1) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           setkey           (8BE2) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           associate        (8BE3) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           disassociate     (8BE4) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           drop_unencrypted (8BE5) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           countermeaures   (8BE6) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           deauthenticate   (8BE7) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           auth_alg         (8BE8) : set   1 int   & get   0
>           ndis_reset       (8BF0) : set   0       & get   0
>           power_profile    (8BF1) : set   1 int   & get   0
> 
> setting WPA mode using iwpriv appears to work
> 
> [root at crox wpa_supplicant]# iwpriv wlan0 setwpa 1
> [root at crox wpa_supplicant]# echo $?
> 0
> 
> can you point my nose in the right direction?  Thanks,
> Coert
>



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