Problems connecting to AP after reinstalling linux and driver
henrikg at fys.ku.dk
Mon Mar 22 10:27:06 PST 2004
> is your ap in the scan results? (wrong essid? try 'any')
Yes it is the scan result, essid is correct.
> can you connect with another driver? (orinoco)
Yes that works - but i need the manual roaming in the hostap driver
> did you try to start the device manually? (what does the suse-script do
> with your settings?)
Yes i tried a /etc/init.d/pcmcia restart - same result
> what causes the "wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x89f1)"? (which command
I don't remember, but I read in another thread that this safely can be
> checked the ap settings?
They are the same as befor the reinstallation...
> tried another irq?
No, I try this as soon as I'm back at my Linux machine. I don't think this
is the problem, since the card (by magic?!) connected to one of the AP
yesterday - but never since.
What about the wifi device? Could some plz explain this to me? Why does it
> On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 10:57:21 +0100
> Henrik G?tle <henrikg at fys.ku.dk> wrote:
> > After a lot of work I'm still unable to log on to any AP. Last time -
> > before
> > reinstalling - I used hostap-diver-0.2.0 and I am pretty sure that the
> > "wifi
> > device" didn't existed - just as it is the case for the 0.1.3 version.
> > So I
> > thought that the 0.2.0 tarball has been modified since then. After
> > downloading older "0.2.0 branch" files, I still have this wifi device.
> > So it seems that this allways has been a part of the 0.2 branch, and
> > so this can't be the problem.
> > Maybe my configuration file is wrong (see below). I don't use a key,
> > but this worked fine the last time (the APs aren't connected to the
> > network).
> > Does someone have an idea, I'm running out of options...
> > \Henrik
> > ifcfg-wlan0:
> > BOOTPROTO='dhcp'
> > DHCLIENT_SET_DOWN_LINK='yes'
> > MTU=''
> > REMOTE_IPADDR=''
> > STARTMODE='hotplug'
> > UNIQUE='K1pk.jrBDbmL7DWA'
> > WIRELESS_ESSID='Wireless DIKU'
> > WIRELESS_KEY=''
> > WIRELESS_MODE='Managed'
> > WIRELESS_NICK='Henrik'
> > WIRELESS_NWID=''
> > DHCLIENT_MODIFY_RESOLV_CONF='yes'
> > DHCLIENT_SET_DEFAULT_ROUTE='yes'
> > iwconfig:
> > wlan0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"Wireless DIKU" Nickname:"Henrik"
> > Mode:Managed Frequency:2.467GHz Access Point:
> > 44:44:44:44:44:44
> > Bit Rate:2Mb/s Sensitivity=1/3
> > Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> > Encryption key:off
> > Power Management:off
> > Link Quality:0/92 Signal level:-69 dBm Noise level:-90 dBm
> > Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> > Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:54 Missed beacon:0
> > henrikg at fys.ku.dk said:
> > > After reinstalling my Suse 9.0 distribution, my Linksys WPC11
> > (firmware
> > > 1.7.4) with hostap-driver 0.2.0 can't connect to any AP. The driver
> > > is
> > > loaded (se dmesg below), and iwconfig shows wlan0 and wifi. What is
> > wifi?
> > > Befor reinstalling linux this interface wasn't there. Furthermore I
> > can't
> > > find any configuration files for wifi, so how can it be "created"?
> > > But
> > maybe
> > > this has nothing to do with my problem. I also tried hostap-driver
> > 0.1.3 -
> > > same result. Trying to change the AP manually didn't help.
> > >
> > > \Henrik
> > > -------
> > > ifcfg-wlan0:
> > > BOOTPROTO='dhcp'
> > > DHCLIENT_SET_DOWN_LINK='yes'
> > > MTU=''
> > > REMOTE_IPADDR=''
> > > STARTMODE='hotplug'
> > > UNIQUE='K1pk.jrBDbmL7DWA'
> > > WIRELESS_ESSID='Wireless DIKU'
> > > WIRELESS_KEY=''
> > > WIRELESS_MODE='Managed'
> > > WIRELESS_NICK='Henrik'
> > > WIRELESS_NWID=''
> > > DHCLIENT_MODIFY_RESOLV_CONF='yes'
> > > DHCLIENT_SET_DEFAULT_ROUTE='yes'
> > >
> > > -------
> > > dmesg:
> > > cs: memory probe 0xa0000000-0xa0ffffff: clean.
> > > hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
> > > hostap_cs: 0.2.0 - 2004-02-15 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
> > > hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
> > > hostap_cs: CS_EVENT_CARD_INSERTION
> > > hostap_cs: setting Vcc=50 (from config)
> > > Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
> > > IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
> > > io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
> > > hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
> > > hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 3, io 0x0100-0x013f
> > > prism2_hw_init: initialized in 194 ms
> > > wifi0: NIC: id=0x801b v1.0.0
> > > wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.1
> > > wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v1.7.4
> > > wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0
> > > wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x89f1)
> > > prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 2
> > > wifi0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
> > > retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
> > > A1=00:00:00:00:00:00 A2=00:06:25:16:c3:73 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> > > A4=00:00:00:
> > > 00:00:00
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