wpa_supplicant and hidden ssid

Katharina Brandl kathi.brandl at gmx.de
Mon Nov 3 02:39:55 EST 2008


Hi,

yes, I'm using iwl3945. with ap_scan=1 and scan_ssid=1 I can connect 
with "wpa_suppcliant -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -i wlan0" followed from 
"dhcpcd". But I get the message "ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not 
supported". Can this cause a problem?
Another thing, which might be interesting: for using netcfg profiles 
with hidden ssid network you have to put the line SCAN="no" into the 
profile file. If not you'll get the message: network unavailable.

Kathi

Helmut Schaa wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Am Sonntag, 2. November 2008 schrieb Katharina Brandl:
>> For my laptop the configuration I posted works fine - but the same 
>> doesn't work with intel pro 3945. Is there another possibility to get 
>> the card and wpa_supplicant work with hidden ssid?
> 
> I guess you're using iwl3945 as driver (not the old ipw3945). That one does not
> behave very well with ap_scan=2. Using ap_scan=1 and setting scan_ssid=1
> however should work fine with that card/driver.
> 
> Helmut
> 


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