Hostapd WPA2 and XP Supplicant

Jouni Malinen j at
Mon Jul 7 01:52:18 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 11:39:41AM +1000, Andrew Tarabaras wrote:

> They all connect ok but WinXP keeps disconnecting and re authenticating 
> . Vista is OK so I sure the problem is in XP. Windows XP is no help in 
> the debugging of this problem and tells me nothing. If I keep the 
> interface busy with data it stays up. A few seconds of quiet on the 
> interface it starts to disconnecting and re authenticating again.

Have you enabled EAPOL tracing in Windows XP to get debug information?
This issue looks like something that requires client side debugging
since everything looks fine from the AP side apart from the client
deciding to re-associate (at least based on hostapd output).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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