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bogus at bogus at
Sun Jun 1 00:58:41 PDT 2008

WPA_Supplicant works but NetworkManager does not.

*This is probably out of date* First make sure that you are using the
-Dwext option and not a driver specific option. Only WEXT is supported
by NetworkManager. If you are using wext then please grab the
nm-supplicant-test and execute it with you wpa_supplicant.conf and
post the output to the NetworkManager mailing list.

Debian/Ubuntu: A precompiled binary is available at
(, download this file and use
the instructions on the page to run it.

Fedora: Dan Williams has a precompiled binary available at
Download this file, stop the NetworkManager service and then feed the
wpa_supplicant.conf to the tool like this: sudo nm-supplicant-test
eth1 /path/to/wpa_supplicant.conf (replace eth1 with your interface)

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