WPA-PSK with madwifi with hostapd not working

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Tue Nov 8 21:37:24 EST 2005

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 02:19:13PM -0800, Simon Wong wrote:

> I'm trying to get WPA-PSK with TKIP to work on my system, set up as an 
> access point. I'm using the latest stable version of hostapd, and a 
> relatively recent version of madwifi. I'm trying to use a winxp machine 
> to attach to this system. It seems like the client authenticated but the 
> key couldn't be added to the system. Any ideas on what might be wrong?

Is your ath1 interface part of a bridge device? If yes, you will need to
add bridge=<that bridge dev> to the configuration file. If this is not
enough to fix the issue, I would suggest testing hostapd v0.4.6.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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