network interference?

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Jan 14 14:12:36 EST 2010


On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 10:32 -0800, ed in 92626 wrote:
> Hi, I recently got my network working with wpa_supplicant using WPA
> and everything was fine.
> 
> Then someone turned on an Access Point with no security. Now my
> system always connects to the non-secure one when the system boots.
> When I run my wpa_supplicant it does not resolve the problem. I still
> stay connected to the same unsecured router.

Is the other person's AP using the same SSID as yours?  If so, change
your SSID to something else.  Or, lock the wpa_supplicant network block
to a specific AP using the "bssid=<your AP's BSSID>" option in the
config file.

Dan




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