Linux 2.6.11.5 + Hostapd + Madwifi

Eden Akhavi eden.akhavi at ltt.com
Sun Mar 27 08:51:40 EST 2005


Could this be a card related issue? My test card is an SMC 2335W (Cardbus).

//Eden 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces+eden.akhavi=ltt.com at shmoo.com 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces+eden.akhavi=ltt.com at shmoo.com] On 
> Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> Sent: 27 March 2005 05:06
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: Linux 2.6.11.5 + Hostapd + Madwifi
> 
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 11:44:57PM +0100, Eden Akhavi wrote:
> 
> > I am running Linux 2.6.11.5 with a Atheros based Cardbus card
> 
> > When I run hostapd, I get:
> > 
> > Configuration file: ./madwifi.conf
> > madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=0
> > Using interface ath0 with hwaddr 00:01:24:60:0b:2c and ssid 
> 'wpa-test'
> > madwifi_set_ieee8021x: enabled=1
> > madwifi_configure_wpa: group key cipher=1
> > ioctl[IEEE80211_IOCTL_SETPARAM]: Invalid argument Unable to 
> set group 
> > key cipher to 1
> > ath0: DRIVER Error configuring WPA state!
> > IEEE 802.1X initialization failed.
> > rmdir[ctrl_interface]: Bad address
> > madwifi_set_privacy: enabled=0
> > madwifi_set_ieee8021x: enabled=0
> > madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=0
> 
> I cannot reproduce this on Linux 2.6.11.5 using the current 
> CVS snapshots of madwifi and hostapd. I get following output 
> with the exact same configuration file:
> 
> Configuration file: madwifi.conf
> madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=0
> Using interface ath0 with hwaddr 02:11:22:33:44:55 and ssid 'wpa-test'
> madwifi_set_ieee8021x: enabled=1
> madwifi_configure_wpa: group key cipher=1
> madwifi_configure_wpa: pairwise key ciphers=0xa
> madwifi_configure_wpa: key management algorithms=0x3
> madwifi_configure_wpa: rsn capabilities=0x0
> madwifi_configure_wpa: enable WPA= 0x1
> madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=1
> madwifi_set_privacy: enabled=1
> WPA: group state machine entering state GTK_INIT GMK - 
> hexdump(len=32): 8f 77 72 00 58 e8 17 75 7b b9 9a b8 fd 41 c1 
> 1b 05 ea 79 d2 ab d0 d7 f4 8c 07 4a c8 b6 94 3d 85 GTK - 
> hexdump(len=32): 59 02 fa 5d f0 07 e2 9e 2a 73 2b 97 d4 79 fe 
> 09 4d de cf 1b c0 f6 44 89 c6 36 c2 7c 79 71 c8 6e
> WPA: group state machine entering state SETKEYSDONE
> madwifi_set_key: alg=TKIP addr=00:00:00:00:00:00 key_idx=1 
> Flushing old station entries Deauthenticate all stations 
> l2_packet_receive - recv: Network is down
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP 
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