can't configure wpa

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Jun 22 20:29:02 PDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 11:21:56AM +0200, igor155 at wrote:

> I have an opensuse 10.1 with Madwifi-ng compiled by myself. wpa_supplicant
> installed by rpm. So far, the wpn311 Netgear pci card (atheros based) is
> working without encryption but I don't know how to use wpa_supplicant.
> I use WPA2 PSK (AES) so I generated a conf file with wpa_passphrase with my
> router passphrase, added proto=WPA2

Where did you add the proto=WPA2?

> proto: 0x1

That line from the debug log seems to indicate that the configuration
was done with proto=WPA, not WPA2..

> 0: 00:0f:b5:ab:e9:22 ssid='NETGEAR' wpa_ie_len=0 rsn_ie_len=22 caps=0x11
>    skip - no WPA/RSN proto match

And since the AP is only using WPA2, wpa_supplicant refuses to select it
with proto=WPA configuration.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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