wpa_supplicant: Madwifi WPA2 with Radius auth won't reconnect
Sat Feb 9 10:10:43 PST 2008
I'm using a January madwifi build, and wpa_supplicant v0.6.2.
I'm running wpa_supplicant like this: wpa_supplicant -t -d -c
/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -i ath0 -D wext
My config looks like this:
My connection usually works fine for a while (hours).
A new, invalid AP is sent by the driver, and wpa_supplicant blacklists
the real one. Very shortly later, the driver sends a new AP, this time
the correct one.
wpa_supplicant tries to re-authenticate (maybe a few times)
10 sec after negotiating a WPA key, wpa_supplicant gets this: "Wireless
event: new AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00"
This is 16s after the problems started.
This process repeats a few times, until I finally see this:
BSSID 00:0d:97:04:85:aa blacklist count incremented to 2
When I did iwconfig, the speed was a lot higher than it normally is, and
the txpower was reset to the driver's default.
When this problem happens, I can't usually reassociate without
rebooting. If it was link quality, I'd expect to be able to reconnect
after breaking from wpa_supplicant, then starting it again. I wouldn't
expect waiting 1 minute because of a reboot to help. When I do reboot,
wpa_supplicant connects quickly.
Here's the wpa_supplicant log (with timestamp annotations at the top, so
you can skip through the stuff leading up to it)
Thanks in advance.
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