Problems connecting to a hotspot

engage engage at n0sq.us
Thu Aug 24 19:37:49 EDT 2006


Why would you want to use wpa_supplicant on an open network?

On Thursday 24 August 2006 11:34 am, Frank Meerkoetter wrote:
>Hi,
>
>i've had some problems connecting to a hotspot based system in a hotel
>recently. It should be an open network, authentification is done
>over the webbrowser. This is also the way it worked for my WinXP notebook.
>
>The wpa_supplicant under linux could not connect. When i used the wpa_cli
>tool to check what was the problem i got this network line (cmd.
> SCAN_RESULT):
>
>00:a0:f8:aa:ef:9e 2412 [WPA-?] ISFR WiFi
>
>Why is he reporting [WPA-?]?
>
>Any ideas what was wrong?
>
>Kind Regards,
>   Frank
>
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