Connection/disconnection problems with wpa_supplicant and hostapd when using WPA2 encryption

Johannes Berg johannes at
Mon Jan 23 13:23:30 EST 2012

On 2012-01-23 04:39, Adrien Decostre wrote:
> Apparently, the client is 1st correctly associated (message “State:
> ASSOCIATING -> ASSOCIATED” visible in the wpa_supplicant log) but the
> client is soon after disconnected due to authentication problem with
> the following error message:
> WPA: drop TX EAPOL in non-IEEE 802.1X mode (type=1 len=0)
> Authentication with 00:0e:8e:3b:05:6d timed out.
> BSSID 00:0e:8e:3b:05:6d blacklist count incremented to 2
> wpa_driver_wext_disassociate
> No keys have been configured - skip key clearing
> After this the client restarts the association/authentication
> procedure and after a few tries the authentication succeed.

Need logs from hostapd, but it could be that there are not enough 
random numbers.


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