Trouble with an iPad

Joshua Smith jesmith at kaon.com
Sun May 23 11:02:57 EDT 2010


Yes, I did everything as simply as possible.

I've given up on getting the iPad connected as an AP.  Instead, I'm using IBSS, and it's working pretty well.

-Johua

On May 23, 2010, at 10:09 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 02:15:10PM -0400, Joshua Smith wrote:
>> I've managed to get my MacBook Pro connected to my linux server running hostapd.  However, I cannot connect from an iPad.  I get the unhelpful message "Unable to join the network".
>> 
>> If I enable WPA-2, the iPad prompts for a password, and then gives the same message.
> 
> Have you tested this with as simple configuration as possible? E.g.,
> start with just an open network and then add WPA2-Personal, but with
> IEEE 802.11n and WMM still disabled? Could also be easier to start with
> 2.4 GHz band first and only after that is working, move to 5 GHz.
> Unfortunately, this type of issue can be difficult to diagnose if no
> useful output is available from the client side.
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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