[hostap driver] not authenticating when used w/ wpa-supplicant / network-manager

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen
Tue Aug 14 14:59:25 PDT 2007

On 8/14/07, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, in another thread you advised the user to use the wext driver
> against hostap_*.  Is that the preferred driver for current versions
> of hostap_*?  There's a patch in the Ubuntu network-manager that sets
> the wpa-supplicant driver to hostap if the device driver is hostap_*.
> They can try taking that out if it should work better.

Using the wext driver doesn't appear to change anything.  Anything
else I can do to debug this?

Also, I've read reports elsewhere that wpa-supplicant has worked with
the hostap driver and the 1.7.1 firmware.  Even more reports that it
works with 1.5.6 firmware, which I have also tried.

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