WPA setup trouble - please help

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Aug 30 22:08:20 PDT 2005

On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 11:45:19PM +0200, joe_x at ich-habe-fertig.com wrote:

> I'm trying to get WPA running with a wlan-capable T-sinus DSL modem/  
> router and an ipw2200-based card on Linux. Unencrypted link works   
> fine.   

> However, wpa_supplicant says:  
> Scan results: 1  
>   ...wpa_ie_len=0 rsn_ie_len=0  
>   skip - no WPA/RSN IE  
> If I understand correctly, the wpa_ie_len should be non-zero to   
> indicate the presence of WPA encryption.   

Yes, indeed. It looks like the driver does not report WPA IE. Which
version of the ipw2200 driver are you using? Which driver interface (-D
option) are you using with wpa_supplicant?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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