Problems with WPA-PSK and madwifi driver

Eduardo Mendes emmendes at cpdee.ufmg.br
Mon Feb 14 11:42:25 EST 2005


> Run it in the foreground with degugging on, and you'll see a success
> message (or not)

There are so many messages that I am not sure what is the success message.



>
> >When I try dhclient atho, the system returns
> >
> >NO DCHPOFFERS received.
> >No working leases in persistent data base sleeping.
> >
> >What funny is that etho can get the ip address from the same dhcp server
> >
> >without a problem.
>
> Is the dhcp server directly connected to the wlan? If so is it
> authenticated and connected properly? If not, how is it connected? OTOH
> you said in a previous post that under windoze it works, so the other
> parts of your net should be ok.


No it is not but all computers wired to it the router receive an ip address 
and can see the web.  As I said, windows has no prblem to get an ip.   


>
> >Any ideas?
>
> If your system uses ifup when it boots, you may want to see if there is
> a dhclient on ath0 running already in the background. If so try killing
> it first, do an ifconfig ath0 down, then ifconfig ath0 up, and then
> wpa_supplicant, dhclient ath0.


No success.  

Here is the ifcfg-atho


STARTMODE=hotplug
DEVICE=ath0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
NETMASK=255.255.255.0
ONBOOT=no
WIRELESS=yes
MII_NOT_SUPPORTED=no
WIRELESS_MODE=Managed
WIRELESS_ESSID=eacghome.airlink





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