Problems with WPA-PSK and madwifi driver
emmendes at cpdee.ufmg.br
Fri Feb 11 05:23:25 EST 2005
On Thursday 10 February 2005 05:04 pm, Michael Reilly wrote:
> Eduardo Mendes wrote:
> > Hello
> > Many thanks but unfortunately it didn't work. The two lights are blinking
> > together but ifconfig shows that no valid ip was assigned to ath0.
> My lights both blink together for a second and then they stop blinking
> together with madwifi. A few seconds later they blink together again and
> then stop again. Are they blinking together continuously for you?
In my case the lights blink together in equal time intervals. It seems that
the card is somehow connected to the router but it can't get a valid ip
address. I don't know what I am doing wrong.
Here is the output of iwconfig and ifconfig after issuing the commands:
ifconfig ath0, iwconfig ath0 channel 1, wpa_supplicant
-c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -Dmadwifi -iath0 -d
ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"eacghome.airlink"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412GHz Access Point: 00:E0:98:4F:D8:B2
Bit Rate:36Mb/s Tx-Power:50 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:DF6D-E315-877A-4A16-22FD-239D-A8A8-0B6F Security
Link Quality:49/94 Signal level:-46 dBm Noise level:-95 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
ath0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:09:5B:C4:1A:E2
inet6 addr: fe80::209:5bff:fec4:1ae2/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:25 errors:19 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:19
TX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:2418 (2.3 Kb) TX bytes:1194 (1.1 Kb)
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