WPA supplicant reconnect with wireless often (but not always) needs reboot of router and/or computer
erodrig97.list at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 11:48:18 EST 2010
Without providing logs or versions (I have kept up to date), I wonder
if there are any obvious possible answers for the following problem.
Supplicant almost always works when (using WPA) ( using -Dwext and I
am running ndiswrapper):
- both computer and router are freshly booted.
BUT does not work:
- If I disconnect and reconnect, often I have to reboot my router
and also often my machine to make it work again. Yes, I do exit or
kill all wpa processes on the machine and I have also tried clearing
retained information from dhcpcd (though I don't think that matters).
I also try completely removing the ndiswrapper module and reloading
that. I just can't connect again unless I reboot the machine and
often the router as well. Sometimes just rebooting the router works,
but usually I have to reboot the machine as well. This does not
happen when I try using wireless with XP. With XP I never have to
reboot the router or the machine.
For testing and diagnostic purposes iwconfig (no encryption) always
works (with ndiswrapper as well).
Any obvious clue what is going on?
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