wpa_supplicant with madwifi, Netgear WAG511 and Netgear WGR614v1

Tino Keitel tino.keitel at gmx.de
Fri Jun 3 05:59:44 EDT 2005


On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 11:52:40 +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 11:17:57 +0200, Sebastian Weitzel wrote:
> > >I tried to get wpa_supplicant working with my Netgear WGA511 cardbus
> > >card and a Netgear WGR614v1 AP. The access point was flashed with new
> > >firmware which supports WPA, and it also works for a short time (1
> > >second), but then wpa_supplicant will start again, which leads to an
> > >endless loop. Between the loop cycles, the running ping will recieve a
> > >reply sometimes, so the configuration seems to be some sort of right.
> > 
> > It is a known problem [see ml thread "problems with Wireless event: new 
> > AP (00:00:00:00:00:00)"]. You can try upgrading to madwifi-bsd cvs 
> > branch and recompile hostap with pointing to the new sources.
> 
> Thanks, but how? The REAME in the wpa_supplicant source states that I
> should modify CFLAGS in defconfig to point to the <madwifi-source>/wpa
> directory, but in my CVS tree of the madwifi driver is not wpa
> directory.

Ah, I have to point it just to the top level of the desired madwifi
source and use the latest development version of wpa_supplicant. Sorry
for the noise.

Regards,
Tino



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