Authentication issues with WPA2 and hostapd-0.7.1

Philip A. Prindeville philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Feb 1 17:22:48 EST 2010


On 02/01/2010 02:05 PM, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-02-01 at 09:06 -0800, Philip A. Prindeville wrote:
>> I'm running 2.6.27.42 with compat-wireless-2010-01-27, and
>> hostapd-0.7.1.  I'm seeing syslogging like:
>>
>> Jan 31 20:36:09 pbx daemon.notice hostapd: ap0: STA f8:1e:df:1e:c2:23 IEEE 802.11: did not acknowledge authentication response
> ...
>> Seems to be be an issue with the AR9160 drivers, but that would surprise me, since the Ath9k is developed a lot more actively than the Ath5k.
> 
> I assume you are using ath9k with an AR9160 card.  I think you have
> encountered the problem that was discussed in the ath9k list on
> Saturday.  The ACK timeout should not be very short.
> 
> Please try this patch:
> https://lists.ath9k.org/pipermail/ath9k-devel/2010-January/003038.html
> 

Good to know (I'm not on ath9k-devel).

How long before this hits the compat-wireless git?

Thanks,

-Philip



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