wpa_supplicant hangs during assosiation
dcbw at redhat.com
Fri Jan 4 17:27:14 EST 2008
On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 17:05 +0100, Christian Kölpin wrote:
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> Problem description: while starting the WLAN device, i am getting the
> "ioctl[SIOCSIWPMKSA]: Invalid argument " error message. The
> wpa_supplicant starting to scan for networks and try to connect to my
> accesspoint. This leads to an success but in 1 of 10 attemps. In 9
> trys i'am unable to connect... If iam connected successfully a wrong
> Mac-Adress will be submited but networking works well...
> If trying to debug this but i was unable to solve the problem
> the wpa_supplicant hangs during the assosiation. if i'am using wpa_cli
> i get "<2>Associated with 00:0f:b5:a5:09:8a" everytime.
> this problem starts with upgrading the ndiswrapper from 1.47 to 1.50.
> But i'am unable to downgrade cause the 2.6.23 - kernel doesn't support
> this old ndiswrapper...
2.6.24 and possibly 2.6.23 have the p54 driver that supports the isl3886
driver; any chance you could try that instead of ndiswrapper and see if
the results are any better?
> the windows driver of the "Intersil Corporation ISL3886 [Prism
> Javelin/Prism Xbow]" (called PRISM00A) makes trouble from the first
> day i used them (randoumusly disconnects ...) but i dont get someone
> else so i am force to use them...
> is there eny way to get the wpa_supplicant more "speakly" to get
> further information about what is going wrong
Can you post the command line you're using to invoke wpa_supplicant?
What wpa_supplicant driver are you using? Are you adding "-ddd" to get
> any suggestions?
> > ssid="Raptor_HomeLan"
> > key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
> > pairwise=TKIP
> > group=TKIP
> > psk="<Key>"
> > priority=1
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