Madwifi-NG + hostapd + RSN

Leonardo Maccari maccari-thisaintpartofmyaddress- at lenst.det.unifi.it
Wed Feb 1 05:04:30 EST 2006


On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 12:51:40PM +0100, thomas schorpp wrote:
> Leonardo Maccari wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 09:02:07AM +0100, Stijn Tintel wrote:
> > ioctl[IEEE80211_IOCTL_SETKEY]: Argument list too long   <-------- wrong kernel version/hostapd version combination(?)

this is something I suspected...

> > l2_packet_receive - recv: Network is down               <-------*

but then I see WPA negotiation taking place.. 
> 
> for a working setup i use madwifi-old and debian kernels 2.6.14-15 (Wireless Extensions- /IEEE stack Version!) and hostapd 0.4.7 stable.

I'll try to use this configuration. Before trying madwifi-ng I have tried
madwifi-old, but it didn't give any better result. Do I really need WE15 ?
(I'd like to stick with debian kernel image).

> 
> ive never tried hostapd on madwifi-ng because of outstanding critical bugs on madwifi.org tracker and it runs on my domain-server, 
> i cant risk to crash.

it happened a couple of times.. 

> if you want you may surely need latest 2.6.15 and hostapd-cvs head.
> if kernel crashes pls attach serial (cable) console from another machine and/or ksymoops 
> to catch oops and report to madwifi.org bugtracker.

I'll try. thanks.
leonardo.

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