wpa_supplicant-0.2.5, ipw2100 and (Shared-key) WEP
Tue Oct 19 06:57:03 PDT 2004
jseymour at linxnet.com (Jim Seymour) wrote:
> Hi All,
> wpa_supplicant-0.2.5, patched for
> Mandrake 10.1 "Community"
> Dell Inspiron 600m
> NetGear WG602 (v1) AP
> wpa_supplicant is working fine on a WPA'd network (NetGear FWAG114),
> but on my network at home, a NetGear WG602 running shared-key WEP, it
> ain't happenin'.
Problem solved. (Kind of.)
It turns out that wpa_supplicant and non-broadcast SSIDs don't go
together? Or so said somebody on the #ipw2100 IRC channel. I turned
SSID broadcast back on *and* added the shared WEP key patch I found
(for 0.2.4) and I was able to associate.
I'm wondering if wpa_supplicant will ever handle non-broadcast SSIDs?
As far as shared-key WEP: I note that the "????-??-?? - v0.3.0
(beginning of 0.3.x development releases)" ChangeLog entry mentions
"auth_alg" and the on-line version of wpa_supplicant.conf contains
"auth_alg=SHARED." Is this basically Lubomir Gelo's patch
"wep_auth_type" renamed to "auth_alg?"
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