Trouble with an iPad

Jouni Malinen j
Sun May 23 07:09:58 PDT 2010

On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 02:15:10PM -0400, Joshua Smith wrote:
> I've managed to get my MacBook Pro connected to my linux server running hostapd.  However, I cannot connect from an iPad.  I get the unhelpful message "Unable to join the network".
> If I enable WPA-2, the iPad prompts for a password, and then gives the same message.

Have you tested this with as simple configuration as possible? E.g.,
start with just an open network and then add WPA2-Personal, but with
IEEE 802.11n and WMM still disabled? Could also be easier to start with
2.4 GHz band first and only after that is working, move to 5 GHz.
Unfortunately, this type of issue can be difficult to diagnose if no
useful output is available from the client side.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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