wpa_supplicant claims AP doesn't do WPA

Paul LeoNerd Evans leonerd at leonerd.org.uk
Thu Dec 28 17:50:07 EST 2006


On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 05:00:29PM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> No, you've got it a bit confused.  WPA requires a combination of
> hardware support, firmware support, and software support.  If you don't
> have the right combination of all of those, you can't do WPA.
<snip>

Ahh right; that all makes sense.

> No, you'll need to use:
> 
> pccardctl info

# pccardctl info
PRODID_1="The Linksys Group, Inc."
PRODID_2="Instant Wireless Network PC Card"
PRODID_3="ISL37300P"
PRODID_4="RevA"
MANFID=0274,1613
FUNCID=6
...

# lshal
...
udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pcmcia__1__1'
  info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pcmcia__1__1'  (string)
  linux.subsystem = 'pcmcia'  (string)
  linux.hotplug_type = 1  (0x1)  (int)
  info.product = 'Instant Wireless Network PC Card'  (string)
  info.vendor = 'The Linksys Group, Inc.'  (string)
  pcmcia.func_id = 6  (0x6)  (int)
  pcmcia.card_id = 5651  (0x1613)  (int)
  pcmcia.manf_id = 628  (0x274)  (int)
  pcmcia.prod_id4 = 'RevA'  (string)
  pcmcia.prod_id3 = 'ISL37300P'  (string)
  pcmcia.prod_id2 = 'Instant Wireless Network PC Card'  (string)
  pcmcia.prod_id1 = 'The Linksys Group, Inc.'  (string)
  pcmcia.socket_number = 0  (0x0)  (int)
  info.linux.driver = 'orinoco_cs'  (string)
  info.parent = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1180_476_0'  (string)
  info.bus = 'pcmcia'  (string)
  linux.sysfs_path_device = '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:02:00.0/0.0'  (string)
  linux.sysfs_path = '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:02:00.0/0.0'  (string)
...

-- 
Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

leonerd at leonerd.org.uk
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http://www.leonerd.org.uk/
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