WPA-EAP network stops working after random interval

Håvard Espeland gus
Wed Nov 23 10:29:45 PST 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 06:50:05PM +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:26:41PM +0100, H?vard Espeland wrote:
> > When using WPA-EAP protected wlan at Eduroam[1] enabled locations, the
> > connectivity is lost randomly after some time (usually within 120 minutes).
> > This affects many other Linux users I have talked to at my university and the
> > problem persists across distributions. Currently, I'm using Arch with
> > supplicant 0.7.3 and openssl 1.0.0, but I also experienced this problem on
> > Ubuntu, and so do many others[2].
> That launchpad bug 429370 seems to have a long thread and likely number
> of completely unrelated issues. As such, it would take way too much
> effort to try to go through that to get a complete picture of what is
> happening. In other words, it would be better to concentrate on one
> issue at the time..
> > Log output when connectivity problems occuring, about 20 minutes after
> > establishing the connection. After the state re-enters COMPLETED, connectivity
> > is lost. Issuing "wpa_cli reassoc" regains connectivity. 
> This excerpt seems to show group rekeying. Would it be possible to get a
> complete debug log that shows everything from the initial connection to
> the point of the connection dying? If the connection is stopping during
> group rekeying, this is unlikely to have anything to do with most of the
> comments in launchpad bug 429370..


Thanks for the reply. The complete log from my previous post is available here:


H?vard Espeland

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