WPA supplicant with NO WEP/802.1X authentication

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Mar 26 19:27:04 PST 2005

On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 05:05:29AM -0800, Ambily N wrote:

> We are adding WPA supplicant support to AR5005
> chipset.

Which driver are you using?

> network={
>         ssid="WBH"
>         scan_ssid=1
>         key_mgmt=NONE
>         }

> What we were trying to do was try 802.11 association
> without encryption or other authentication using WPA
> supplicant.

> 802.11 association is happening,then we receive an
> EAPOL packet from the AP,then a timeout of 10 seconds
> is registered  as (in wpa.c)

What is this AP configured to do? Your configuration file above is for
plaintext network, but the AP is configured to start EAPOL

> Is our findings correct? Why does the AP send an EAP
> frame for a normal 802.11 association?

If the AP is configured to use plaintext mode, it is broken.. What AP
is this? Please re-test with the current development snapshot of
wpa_supplicant. It has some code for ignoring EAPOL frames in this kind
of case.

> wpa_driver_ar5005_set_wpa: enabled=1

Is this code implementing wpa_driver_ar5005_* functions available

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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