wpa supplicant problems continue - wrt54gs says pre-shared key incorrect

John H. mistamaila at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 15:03:50 EDT 2006

oh, so just put it in quotes?

On 4/27/06, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 11:35:05PM -0500, John H. wrote:
> > regarding wpa_passphrase, i thought i had to use that to translate an
> > ascii string to hex to stick in the conf file???
> No, that is not needed. You can just use the ASCII passphrase in
> wpa_supplicant.conf. wpa_passphrase is only used to avoid running the
> PSK derivation every time the configuration is loaded (it is relatively
> CPU intensive process, but it does not take much time with modern
> laptop/desktop computers). See the example wpa_supplicant.conf for more
> details on how the ASCII passphrase can be configured.
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