No WPA/RSN information element for station!?

Piotr Zawadzki pzawadzki at polsl.pl
Fri Apr 7 06:30:30 EDT 2006


Hi,
I have problems with running hostapd over madwifi-ng drivers in WPA-PSK mode.
Connections are not accepted and hostapd -dd returns the following
--
ath0: STA 00:0a:eb:a6:6c:98 IEEE 802.11: associated
  New STA
No WPA/RSN information element for station!?
ath0: STA 00:0a:eb:a6:6c:98 IEEE 802.11: deassociated
--
Here is the output of the iwconfig ath0
--
ath0      IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"pok904"  
Nickname:"minibo.iele.polsl.gliwice.pl"
          Mode:Master  Frequency:2.427 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Bit Rate:0 kb/s   Tx-Power:18 dBm   Sensitivity=0/3
          Retry:off   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:3B49-E182-C4D8-2D06-6407-CC00-65E3-FBB6 [2]   
Security mode:open
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=0/94  Signal level=-95 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:12  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
--
and config file hostapd.conf
--
interface=ath0
driver=madwifi
ssid=pok904
macaddr_acl=0
auth_algs=1
own_ip_addr=192.168.100.1
wpa=3
wpa_passphrase=AJakCiSieWydaje
wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
ctrl_interface=/var/run/hostapd
ctrl_interface_group=0
--

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Piotr Zawadzki, Silesian University of Technology
retrieve public key from http://www.keyserwer.net



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