WPA2 connection issue on embedded ARM system

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Nov 17 15:21:56 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 22:17 +0200, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com 
> > [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Dirk Behme
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8:32 AM
> > To: Holger Schurig; hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> > Subject: Re: WPA2 connection issue on embedded ARM system
> ...
> > Anybody with any idea how to further debug this? Could this 
> > be a wrong 'psk' in wpa_supplicant.conf? I double checked it 
> > two times, though...
> Dirk -
> It doesn't look like the supplicant has even gotten to the stage (a.k.a
> 4-way handshake) when the PSK is relevant. You might need to use a
> wireless sniffer (e.g. wireshark) to figure out what is not working at
> this early stage.

Except that the supplicant 5 second timeout is way too short, and the
reason it's picking the 5 second timeout for association is wrong as
well.  Try increasing the interval in the supplicant a bit longer just
to debug the issue.  Try this patch here:



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