hostapd, b43, nl80211 driver, WPA: report, and two questions
fgaliegue at gmail.com
Fri May 2 04:43:48 EDT 2008
I finally managed to get hostapd to work with the b43 driver. Components:
* wireless-testing kernel tree, with two patches from Johannes Berg
* libnl 1.1;
* git master branch of hostapd;
* using nl80211 driver;
* WPA PSK.
Two questions remain:
* if the b43 network interface is within a bridge (the bridge's MAC
address is _not_ the one of the b43 FWIW), unencrypted works, however
WPA does not; is this a hostapd only problem, or does the kernel need
some more support for this? Would it be helpful that I provide some
logs (I have a problem with the 25k message limit though, since logs
are HUGE with hostapd in debug mode)?
* with WPA PSK working, I get this loop in hostapd's stdout:
wlan0: STA 00:15:00:35:12:e0 IEEE 802.11: disassociated
wlan0: STA 00:15:00:35:12:e0 IEEE 802.11: authenticated
# accounting session number increases by 1 every iteration
wlan0: STA 00:15:00:35:12:e0 IEEE 802.11: associated (aid 1,
accounting session 481A24F5-0000003C)
wlan0: STA 00:15:00:35:12:e0 WPA: pairwise key handshake completed (WPA)
wlan0: STA 00:15:00:35:12:e0 WPA: group key handshake completed (WPA)
is this expected?
Francis Galiegue, fgaliegue at gmail.com
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