...it works with madwifi, but not ipw2200?

Pedro Ramalhais ramalhais at serrado.net
Tue Feb 15 01:05:23 EST 2005


On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 04:43, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 05:15:09PM -0330, Greg Baker wrote:
> 
> > Hey guys..  Just wondering if there's any weirdness with the ipw2200 drivers?  
> 
> > I can do an "iwlist eth1 scan" and see the APs, but their SSIDs are showing as 
> > hidden. Any comments?  Does this card fully support WPA+TKIP?
> 
> I don't think ipw2200 driver (or at least the driver interface in
> wpa_supplicant) supports scanning for specific SSID. If the driver
> supports association without wpa_supplicant selecting the BSSID, you
> could try ap_scan=2 to skip the scanning part. Another test could be to
> manually configure the SSID before doing the scan. I don't have test
> setup with ipw2200 (or ipw2100 for that matter), so I don't know whether
> either of these actually works. The ipw2200 mailing list could be more
> fruitful target for this question.

>From what i can remember testing with hidden SSID and WPA, i think it
worked when i manually set the ESSID while running wpa_supplicant
(ipw2200).
-- 
Pedro Ramalhais <ramalhais at serrado.net>




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