Unable to connect using wpa_supplicant, blacklisted

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Jun 17 10:55:13 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 12:36:41PM -0500, Michael Kurecka wrote:
> I've been unable to get wpa_supplicant working and was hoping someone could
> help me figure out why. It seems that the AP is being blacklisted because of
> an authentication timeout, but I'm not sure why it isn't authenticating. The
> wpa_supplicant is being run on the Linux OS and ARM processor with Madwifi
> driver. The debug file is attached and my configuration settings are:

It looks like you have the network interface ath0 in a bridge. In
general, that may not be that good of an idea since IEEE 802.11 does not
support layer 2 bridging in station mode. Anyway, if you really want to
do this, you will need to tell wpa_supplicant about the bridge interface
to allow it to receive EAPOL frames. You can do this by adding -b<bridge
interface> (e.g., -bbr0) on the command line.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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