P2P not working on Ralink RT5370 USB dongles

Arend van Spriel arend at broadcom.com
Thu Oct 17 03:34:31 EDT 2013

On 10/17/2013 12:50 AM, Hisham Kotri wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to connect my tablet and raspberry pi over WiFi Direct. The
> tablet supports WiFi P2P and my usb dongle advertises support for P2P
> client and GO modes according to iw list yet issuing a p2p_find command
> via wpa_cli returns immediately with "FAIL".
> Currently running wpa_supplicant v2.0 on linux 3.11; wifi dongle uses
> the rt2800usb driver.
> Wpa_supplicant's logs here: http://pastebin.com/JezkPsHs.

Your p2p.conf may be lacking some info. If I compare it with example 
given on [1] you may need to add 'device_type=1-0050F204-1'.


[1] http://wireless.kernel.org/en/developers/p2p/howto

> Any support to get this working would be greatly appreciated.
> Best,
> Hisham
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