wpa_supplicant v0.6.3 loses connection, then reconnects to a different AP

David Ehrmann ehrmann at gmail.com
Sun Jun 1 18:01:06 EDT 2008


What do these info messages mean?

"RSN: PMKID candidate event - bssid=xx:xx:xx:04:85:aa index=0 preauth=0"

"RSN: Ignored PMKID candidate without preauth flag"
(yes, the previous message indicates that preauth is 0, but why is the 
message ignored)




David Ehrmann wrote:
> Partial update on this.
> 
> The symptom was that iwconfig reported it wasn't associated with an AP.
> 
> Here's the abbreviated log: http://pastebin.com/f491af16d
> 
> I suppose it's possible that the AP goes down, and the disassociation 
> isn't a bug.  I'm going to log this more, in hopes of finding out.
> 
> 
> David Ehrmann wrote:
>> When my connection drops, wpa_supplicant 0.6.3 sometimes reconnects to
>> an AP on the same SSID, but with a different BSSID.  I thought that
>> specifying the BSSID would force that one to always be used.
>>
>> Am I missing something?  Here's my config:
>>
>> ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
>>
>> eapol_version=2
>> ap_scan=1
>>
>> network={
>>          ssid="..."
>>          scan_ssid=1
>>          bssid=...
>>          key_mgmt=WPA-EAP
>>          pairwise=CCMP TKIP
>>          group=CCMP TKIP
>>          eap=PEAP TLS
>>          identity=...
>>          password=...
>>          phase2="auth=MSCHAPV2"
>>          priority=10
>> }
>>
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