Problem about wpa_cli

Spinadel, David david.spinadel
Wed Nov 16 00:58:12 PST 2011

> I am using linux kernel 2.6.32, I could successfully use wpa_supplicant to
> connect to a network, after that I want to use wpa_cli, but I always get
> something below, and the program is hanging there..
> Could not connect to wpa_supplicant - re-trying
> I don't know how to solve this problem...
> could anyone help me?

Check  your .config file - is there CONFIG_CTRL_IFACE=y or =udp ?
Check your wpa_supplicant.conf file that you're running wpa_supplicant with - is there a path for the socket?
Do you run wpa_cli as a root?

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