bouncing connection using v0.4.4, madwifi and a BEFW11S4 router

Tino Keitel tino.keitel
Mon Sep 12 01:08:25 PDT 2005

On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 14:25:17 -0400, Edward Ocampo-gooding wrote:
> I'm using wpa_supplicant v0.4.4, madwifi, and a Linksys BEFW11S4
> (Firmware Version: 1.50.14) router.
> Connecting to the router in Windows is no problem.
> Using wpa_supplicant with debugging turned on gives the following
> bouncing connection - it connects and associates for a moment, then
> disassociates.
> wpa_supplicant.conf has been checked - the essid and psk is correct.
> I've heard this particular router to be a pain, but I was wondering if
> there's any hints you could give to help me on my way to WPA
> shangri-la.

I also had such behaviour with my Netgear WGR614v1 (with beta firmware
to get WPA support). I replaced it by a Linksys WRT54GS and the same
wpa_supplicant.conf now works like a charm, with original firmware and
with OpenWRT.


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