Access Point running HostAP-2002-10-12 doesn't reconnect client

John Zhuge john.zhuge
Wed Apr 16 03:28:50 PDT 2003

Steps to reproduce:
1) AP running 10-12 HostAP in master mode (ZCOMAX card)
2) have a laptop connect to it (Dell Latitude, TrueMobile 1150)
3) On AP, eject the card, then insert the card, set correct ESSID, KEY,

The laptop does not re-associate with the AP. Why?
Specifically, "ls /proc/net/hostap/wlan0" does not list the client MAC.

This problem seems to have been fixed with 0.0.1 release. What has
changed? For some reason, I still need to use 10-12 release.

---------------- dmesg ---------------
hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'WEP'
hostap_cs: hostap_cs.c 0.0.0 2002-10-12 (SSH Communications Security
Corp, Jouni Malinen)
hostap_cs: (c) Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at>
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=50 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 10, io 0x0100-0x013f
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 17522 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.6
wlan0: defaulting to host-based encryption as a workaround for firmware
bug in Host AP mode WEP
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: hfa384x_setup_bap - timeout after
wlan0: hfa384x_set_rid (rid=fc03, len=2) - failed - res=-110
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: rejected received nullfunc frame without ToDS from not associated
STA 00:02:2d:57:4d:37
handle_ap_item - data frame
wlan0: prism2_send_mgmt - device is not UP - cannot send frame
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)


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