Operation not permitted

Forrest Sheng Bao forrest.bao at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 17:19:40 EST 2008


Hi,

Some operation n hardware requires root privilege. You may need to start
wpa-supplicant as a super user. You can type a "sudo" before your commands
and enter the root password after that. You can also type "su -" or "su
root" to be a super user.

Cheers,
Forrest

On Jan 20, 2008 12:38 PM, Shiv Jairam <linuxfreak87 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm trying to connect to my school's wireless network:
> http://www.brooklaw.edu/it/wireless/instructions.pdf
>
> Here is the wpa_sup config file. Does it look like it reflects the network
> settings?
>
> ap_scan=1
>
> network={
>         ssid="bls"
>         scan_ssid=0
>
>         proto=WPA
>         key_mgmt=WPA-EAP
>         pairwise=TKIP
>         group=TKIP
>         eap=PEAP
>         identity="username"
>         password="passwd"
>         phase1="peaplabel=1"
>
>         phase2="auth=MSCHAPV2"
> }
>
>
> Here are the results when I run wpa_sup using the above config file:
>
> wpa_supplicant -i eth0 -c /usr/share/wicd/encryption/configurations/000b0e0d7cc4  -D wext
>
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
> WEXT auth param 7 value 0x1 - ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
>
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODE]: Invalid argument
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODE]: Invalid argument
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODE]: Invalid argument
>
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODE]: Invalid argument
> ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
> WEXT auth param 4 value 0x0 - ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
>
> WEXT auth param 5 value 0x1 - ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
> WEXT auth param 7 value 0x0 - ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
> WEXT auth param 5 value 0x0 - ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
>
> .
>
>
> I would have to explicitly kill the command [C-c] around line "WEXT auth
> param 4 value 0x0", or else it just sits there. Whats wrong?
>
> Thank you.
> --
> Shiv Jairam
>
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