wpa_supllicant on Windows XP : stange DHCP behavior when using WEP

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Fri Dec 15 07:49:47 PST 2006

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 03:22:41PM +0100, Yann Garcia wrote:

> The Windows XP client uses wpa_supplicant to establish the connection.

Which version of wpa_supplicant are you using?

> *	Without WEP, all works fine;
> *	With WEP, the access point never receive the DHCP Discover request
> (tcpdump doesn't see any packet on the wlan0 interface) but (it's strange!)
> I can see (ethereal on windows) the DHCP Discover packets sent on the client
> interface. In the /var/log/messages, I can see that the association is
> established by hostapd.

Sounds like the driver did not understand how the WEP key was configured
or it dropped it for some reason.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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