No joy with 64-bit Windows 7?

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Wed Jan 19 14:12:31 EST 2011


On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:19:30AM -0500, Kohli, Jim (GE Healthcare) wrote:
> I found a number of posts saying that 64-bit Windows 7 was not behaving
> well for wpa_supplicant, most recently from February 2010.  Does anyone
> know if this situation has changed?  I have some output from the
> supplicant (please see below) and a friend has suggested that this
> indicates that NDIS is having a problem getting the WiFi driver to
> initialize.

I don't think this has that much to do with 64-bit, but more so with the
NDIS version the driver is using. wpa_supplicant does not support NDIS 6
and I would assume that your driver is using it. This shows up in the
debug log here:

> NDIS: The driver seems to use Native 802.11 OIDs. These are not yet
> fully supported.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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