-Dwext problems with zydas driver and wpa-psk - ioctl[SIOCSIWPMKSA]: Invalid argument, Could not configure driver to use managed mode, Association request to the driver failed

Pieter Hollants pieter at hollants.com
Mon Mar 20 05:08:12 EST 2006


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John H. schrieb:
>  /usr/src/wpasupplicant/wpa_supplicant -w -i wlan0 -c
> /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -Dwext
> ioctl[SIOCSIWPMKSA]: Invalid argument
> ioctl[SIOCSIWMODE]: Invalid argument
> Could not configure driver to use managed mode
> Trying to associate with 00:90:4b:36:b8:66 (SSID='dapt' freq=2437 MHz)
> ioctl[SIOCSIWFREQ]: Invalid argument
> Association request to the driver failed

I don't know about the zydas driver, but in my case (madwifi-ng) it
helped to enabled the driver-specific debug options with athdebug and
80211debug. If there aren't any, you might want to temporarily insert
some debug printk()'s in the drivers' ioctl-handling code, to see what's
going on exactly.

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Pieter "Fate" Hollants <pieter at hollants.com>
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