Problems with WPA-PSK and madwifi driver
Fri Feb 11 09:08:34 PST 2005
Thanks. I have tried dhclient -1 ath0 but the message was:
Unable to obtain a lease on the first time.
Is there anything else that I can try?
On Friday 11 February 2005 12:05 pm, Jonathan Buschmann wrote:
> I don't know what Mandrake uses for a dhcp client (fedora uses
> dhclient), but maybe you need to run it (again) after starting
> Eduardo Mendes waxed wise and spake thus on 02/11/2005 11:23 AM:
> >On Thursday 10 February 2005 05:04 pm, Michael Reilly wrote:
> >>Eduardo Mendes wrote:
> >>>Many thanks but unfortunately it didn't work. The two lights are
> >>>together but ifconfig shows that no valid ip was assigned to ath0.
> >>My lights both blink together for a second and then they stop blinking
> >>together with madwifi. A few seconds later they blink together again
> >>then stop again. Are they blinking together continuously for you?
> >In my case the lights blink together in equal time intervals. It seems
> >the card is somehow connected to the router but it can't get a valid ip
> >address. I don't know what I am doing wrong.
> >Here is the output of iwconfig and ifconfig after issuing the commands:
> >ifconfig ath0, iwconfig ath0 channel 1, wpa_supplicant
> >-c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -Dmadwifi -iath0 -d
> >ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"eacghome.airlink"
> > Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412GHz Access Point:
> > Bit Rate:36Mb/s Tx-Power:50 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
> > Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> > Encryption key:DF6D-E315-877A-4A16-22FD-239D-A8A8-0B6F
> > Power Management:off
> > Link Quality:49/94 Signal level:-46 dBm Noise level:-95 dBm
> > Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> > Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> >ath0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:09:5B:C4:1A:E2
> > inet6 addr: fe80::209:5bff:fec4:1ae2/64 Scope:Link
> > UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > RX packets:25 errors:19 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:19
> > TX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:199
> > RX bytes:2418 (2.3 Kb) TX bytes:1194 (1.1 Kb)
> > Interrupt:9 Memory:d0a4a000-d0a5a000
> >Any hints?
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