[hostap driver] not authenticating when used w/ wpa-supplicant / network-manager
espy at pepper.com
Wed Aug 15 16:17:01 EDT 2007
Dan Williams wrote:
>> Please note however that the Pepper Pads are *not* running
>> NetworkManager. I think there may be a bug in NetworkManager with
>> respect to the hostap driver and WPA/WPA2. As I understand it,
>> NetworkManager talks to the drivers directly to handle scanning versus
>> the Pepper software which lets wpa_supplicant handle scanning.
> Recent versions of NetworkManager request that wpa_supplicant scan, but
> receives scan results via SIOCGIWSCAN ioctl. That's no different than
> running iwlist eth0 scan at the same time as wpa_supplicant.
> NM trunk (what will be 0.7) uses the D-Bus interface to wpa_supplicant
> and does all scanning through wpa_supplicant.
I'd seen that this was the plan for 0.7. Thanks for the update!
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