Can't connect WPA2 to Billion 7402VGP router
flabdablet at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 11:50:57 EDT 2006
On 9/11/06, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:
> If you
> are attempting to connect with WPA or WPA2 and your AP does not provide
> the WPA or RSN IE in its beacons, then either the AP is not configured
> correctly, or it's broken. It must be broadcasting one or both of these
> IEs to allow clients to connect with WPA.
OK, looks like it's the router's fault. When I set it for WPA instead
of WPA2, and change proto=WPA2 to proto=WPA, I get wpa_ie_len=24 and
a working connection. I'll raise this with Billion (WPA2 support is
fairly new in this model).
For WPA2, should I be seeing wpa_ie_len=0, rsn_ie_len=nonzero?
I'm not happy fooling with my neighbour's AP's configuration, so I'll
take ndiswrapper on faith for the time being (lots of other people
seem to be able to make it work).
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