Association Problems. (WPA_Supplicant 0.5.1 + Madwifi-ng20060210)

Chad Meister chadlich at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 1 23:21:34 EST 2006


Hi,

Sorry for the confusion. I'm running madwifi r1437
with the wpa config value set to 1.  Therefore, my
setup is WPA.  It won't accept 2 (WPA2) or 3
(WPA+WPA2).  I'll upgrade soon to r1453. 

So does this mean that this bug
(http://madwifi.org/ticket/241) is closed?

Thanks for the tip,

Chad

--- Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 09:20:30AM -0800, Chad
> Meister wrote:
> 
> > Well, if your looking for a stable version of
> > madwifi-ng, I'm using svn version r1437 on
> GNU/Linux
> > kernel 2.6.13.1.  
> 
> I'm using r1453 and that seems to work, too, without
> major problems.
> 
> > Even though I've enable CCMP, instead of TKIP, I
> don't
> >  think it's a genuine RSN setup, but some sort of
> > hybrid , maybe TSN. (wifi alphabet soup).  This is
> > because I can't set the hostapd.conf variable:
> wpa=1. 
> > It only works as wpa=0.
> 
> Do you mean: cannot set it to wpa=2 or wpa=3? wpa=0
> would mean that
> WPA/WPA2 is disabled completely..
> 
> > I think this is some sort of bug in hostapd, but
> there
> > is a workaround patch for it, I think, at
> madwifi.org.
> 
> I believe the driver had a bug that was fixed and
> that fix happened to
> change the interface to hostapd which required yet
> another change..
> Anyway, the current CVS/SVN versions seem to work
> fine with WPA, WPA2
> and mixed WPA+WPA2 mode. This was fixed around
> r1453, so your version is
> likely too old to have the needed changes.
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                       
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