ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Jun 17 15:11:39 EDT 2008


On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 08:52:27PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:

> > ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
> > WEXT auth param 4 value 0x0 - ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not
> > supported

> You can safely ignore this, in fact, I asked Jouni before to remove it
> because all the users are reporting this as an error when in fact it is
> not.

They are silenced, but only in 0.6.x so far.. Will probably get merged
into the next 0.5.x release, too, though.

> Read the debug log you get with an emphasis on the state machine
> transitions, and realise that wpa supplicant isn't even finding an AP.

It's actually not even trying to (ap_scan=2). It is the kernel code not
finding an AP..

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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