Can not control wireless driver after leaving wpa_supplicant

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Fri Jan 21 20:17:27 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 10:01:08PM -0800, James Ravn wrote:
> Just to confirm, I have the same issue.  I am using wpa_supplicant 0.3.4
> + madwifi on vanilla kernel 2.6.10.  After killing wpa_supplicant, I
> can't use iwconfig to set up a connection, and in general the wifi gets
> borked.  Have to reboot to fix things.

Reboot is a bit heavy workaround for this.. Are you setting the
network interface (most often ath0) up after wpa_supplicant has exited?
Could you please list the commands you have tried after killing
wpa_supplicant? Please alsoninclude their output. 

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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