32bit wpa_supplicant with an amd64 kernel

Stefan Monnier monnier
Wed Dec 17 21:23:44 PST 2008

>> My wpa_supplicant refuses to work with my 32bit userspace Debian
>> testing, when running on a 64bit kernel.
>> Everything else seems to work fine, but wpa_supplicant misbehaves.
>> More specifically, it does start but fails to associate.  If I ask
>> "wpa_cli scan_results" I see that it sees all the local networks, except
>> that it gets their data wrong.
>> E.g. instead of seeing a WPA network with an AP's hwaddr of
>> 00:14:6C:D5:59:9C, it sees a WEP network with a hwaddr of
>> 00:00:01:00:00:04.
>> If it matters my WLAN card is a dongle using the rt73usb driver, running
>> Debian's own 2.6.26 kernel.

> It was reported already.  Fixes are welcome.

I don't have much time to devote to it, but if someone gives me a likely
good starting place to try and debug the problem, maybe I can give it
a try.


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