nfs over wpa_supplicant random hangs

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Mar 18 10:40:06 PDT 2007

On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 11:46:38AM -0600, Rett D. Walters wrote:

> I am using wpa_supplicant 0.5.7 on both ipw2200 laptops and madwifi 
> laptops with an Orinoco AP-4000 access point.   Every thing seems to 
> work ok with a WPA-PSK setup except accessing an NFS server on the wired 
> lan.  Sometimes NFS works, other times it just hangs when trying to 
> access the server shares.  If I shut off WPA-PSK and remove 
> wpa_supplicant, everything works fine.   The laptops are linux 2.6.18 
> (gentoo 2006.1), and the server is 2.6.19 (gentoo 2006.1).  I am using 
> NFS v3 over TCP. 

wpa_supplicant does not care what data is sent over the connection; it
is only taking care of connection establishement, authentication, and
key exchange. This question should be directed to the ipw2200 driver

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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