trying again ... help

Sebastian Weitzel togg at
Thu Jun 2 11:12:55 EDT 2005

> I think that the madwifi part of the hostapd code
> is broken :(
> I am fighting to get hostapd in wpa-psk mode
> to work with madwifi, but no success and my output
> looks a little like yours
> see the post "Wep doesn't work with atheros 5212" from
> Beat Meier, but if you only want a simple wep solution
> then you can use the madwifi driver itself (at the ap)
> iwconfig ath0 key restricted
> iwpriv ath0 authmode 2
> then simple wep is used on the madwifi ap
> The wpa_supplicant is working, a perfekt application
> and pretty sure that Jouni Malinen
> has his hands full at the moment ;)

I think the driver_madwifi is prepared only for wpa. You will need to 
add some checks if wpa is enabled and then do some special handling for 

Sebastian Weitzel

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