new to WPA - first try

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Dec 20 06:12:24 PST 2009

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 05:08:41PM -0800, ed in 92626 wrote:
> Hi there, this is my first time trying to use wpa_supplicant. Can anyone see
> what's
> wrong. APN and passwords are correct. But in other dumps I've seen
> wpa_driver_ralink_set_key should return something.
> How do you troubleshoot this piece of software.??

You could start by actually reading the debug output you posted:

> Reading configuration file '/usr/usr/local/etc/wpa.conf'
> ctrl_interface='/usr/usr/local/etc/wpa_supplicant'

> chown[ctrl_interface]: Read-only file system
> Failed to initialize control interface '/usr/usr/local/etc/wpa_supplicant'.

If you want to use the control interface, you will need to point it to a
directory that is not on a read-only file system.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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