ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Jul 27 20:32:49 EDT 2010


On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 17:56 +0200, Vladimir Botka wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> in openSUSE 11.3, kernel 2.6.34, wpa_supplicant reports
> "ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]" [3] when used with ipw2200
> [2] driver and WEP. For the record I've opened bug on [1]. Disabling
> 802.11w didn't help. Any idea ?

Also, what version of wpa_supplicant?

Dan

> [1] http://bugzilla.intellinuxwireless.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2236
> 
> [2]
> # lsmod | grep ipw2200
> ipw2200               183374  0 
> libipw                 42291  1 ipw2200
> cfg80211              155959  2 ipw2200,libipw
> 
> [3]
> # wpa_supplicant -ieth1 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> -Dwext -f /var/log/wpa_supplicant.log -dddt
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument
> 
> and wpa_supplicant.log shows:
> wpa_driver_wext_associate: assoc failed because
> set_auth_param(IW_AUTH_MFP) failed
> 1280138659.508558: Association request to the driver failed
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Cheers,
> --
> 	-vlado
>         Vladimir Botka
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