wpa_supplicant, ipw2200, association timeouts and other allegations
Mon May 2 09:55:17 PDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 03:21, Petros Kolyvas wrote:
> Hi! This is my first post to the list. It was suggested I try my luck
> here by some kind folks at #ipw2200 and #wireless on freenode.
> My problems involve wpa_supplicant and my inability to get it to
> associate with my access point. The hardware involved is an Intel
> Pro/Wireless 2200BG (on a dell inspiron 700m) and a D-Link 2100AP
> (currently running with WPA-PSK using CCMP/AES encryption). The setup
> works fine under *cough* that other OS. I would like to be completely
> free of it though.
> The laptop is currently running FC3 and today I compiled and installed
> 22.214.171.124 with the appropriate modules and options successfully. I'm also
> using wpa_supplicant 0.4.0 and the latest (1.0.3 at the time of posting)
> ipw2200 drivers. The wireless card will associate correctly with any
> open networks, so at least that much is functioning.
> "iwlist eth1 scanning" outputs:
> Scan completed :
> Cell 01 - Address: 00:11:95:BF:A6:4F
> Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
> Encryption key:on
> Bit Rate:54 Mb/s
> Extra: Rates (Mb/s): 1 2 5.5 9 11 6 12 18 24 36 48 54
> Quality=93/100 Signal level=-34 dBm
> Extra: Last beacon: 22ms ago
> My wpa_supplicant.conf reads:
> Thanks so much!
> Petros K.
The problem is ipw2200 doesn't yet support hidden SSID.
The solution is to search for a patch for ipw2200 or wpa_supplicant on
the ipw2100-devel mailing list or set the essid manually(iwconfig eth1
essid ShiftFocus) while running wpa_supplicant.
Pedro Ramalhais <ramalhais at serrado.net>
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