hostapd wpa_psk_file doesn't work ...

Vincent Tassy vince
Thu Apr 21 00:09:42 PDT 2005

Thanks Jouni !

I grabed the source from CVS and it works like a charm !



Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 04:48:49PM +0200, Vincent Tassy wrote:
>>I then removed the wpa_passphrase stanza from the conf file and added
>>this file contains :
>>00:00:00:00:00:00 abcdefgh
>>And with this, when I try to start hostapd, I get the following error :
>>Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf
>>WPA-PSK enabled, but PSK or passphrase is not configured.
>>1 errors found in configuration file '/etc/hostapd.conf'
> The current version of hostapd expects to get a PSK configured in
> hostapd.conf even if wpa_psk_file is configured. I changed the CVS
> version to ignore this verification if wpa_psk_file is set. In other
> words, you can either update to the latest CVS snapshot or as a
> workaround, add some bogus PSK in hostapd.conf and use the PSK file to
> configure the correct passphrase.

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