wpa_supplicant hangs during assosiation

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Mon Jan 7 10:04:05 EST 2008


On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 13:54 +0100, Christian Kölpin wrote:
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> Dan Williams schrieb:
> | On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 17:05 +0100,
> Christian Kölpin wrote:
> | > 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 internal driver only support FullMac Devices, my one ist a SoftMac, 
> in other words, i can't put up the interface...

prism54 is the fullmac driver and has been in the kernel for a long
time, but _p54_ is the new softmac driver based on mac80211 that's in
2.6.24.  Might be worth trying that one.

> |
> | > 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
> | > maximum debuginfo?
> |
> | > Dan
> this ist my config placed in /etc/conf.d/net
> 
> |modules=("wpa_supplicant")
> |wpa_supplicant_wlan0="-Dwext -ddd"
> |wpa_timeout_wlan0=60
> 
> the ddd parameter gives me initial infos until the wpa_supplicant enter 
> the daemon mode. No one of my logfiles gets debug messages from the 
> wpa_supplicant daemon.

In this case, don't run it in daemon mode; turn it off if it's a
service, and just try to run it manually as root after startup to get
the debuginfo.

Dan


> thanks for the help anyway :)
> Christian
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