wpa_supplicant fails with ndiswrapper andmadwifi driver for Atheros 802.11a/b/g card
Sun Oct 31 22:38:39 PST 2004
I have a Cisco CB21AG card which is based on the Atheros 802.11a/b/g chip
(5212 I think it is called). The card has a PCI id of vendor 0x168c, device
wpa_supplicant fails when I try to use WPA-PSK. I downloaded a trial copy
of driverloader and it works fine.
The debug from wpa_supplicant indicates that the AP scan returns 0 bytes.
No suitable AP is found. I am not sure where the problem lies except that
it fails with both ndiswrapper and the madwifi drivers pulled from the
madwifi project's cvs last wednesday.
I am posting this to both the wpa_supplicant list and the ndiswrapper list.
What debugs should I obtain in order to solve this problem? I ran
wpa_supplicant with the -dd command line option and saw that the sacn
failed. (Sorry I lost the log I captured. I will recreate it later and
post it as a followup to this message.)
I am using wpa_supplicant 2.5 and ndiswrapper 0.10 (I tried ndiswrapper 0.11
but the perl script prints out a number of error messages so went back to
version 0.10). The access point is a Cisco 1100.
Script I use to start the card -
# Startup the wireless card using ndiswrapper
# Cleanup in case there was a previous crash
rm -rf /var/run/wpa_supplicant
rm -f /etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-wlan0.pid
ifconfig wlan0 up
wpa_supplicant -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -Dndiswrapper -B
/sbin/dhcpcd -d -t 300 -N wlan0
# WPA-PSK - Cisco 1100/1200 APs
group=WEP104 TKIP CCMP
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Michael Reilly michaelr at cisco.com
Cisco Systems, California
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