wpa_supplicant: iwl3945 + EAP-PEAP/MSCHAPv2 (eduroam) == random disconnects

Pedro Francisco pedrogfrancisco
Sat Sep 1 11:04:25 PDT 2012

On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Pedro Francisco
<pedrogfrancisco at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Basically, I'm seeing a lot of deauthentications due to reason #10 which
>>> is apparently "Disassociated because the information in the Power
>>> Capability element is unacceptable" from 802.11-2007.  Which I don't
>>> actually know much about.  Any comments here Jouni?
>> Orthogonally -- or not -- I was finally able to trigger some weird
>> dmesg output which may compromise the logic of userspace logs. Do you
>> think whatever is causing this (
>> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.wireless.general/95588 ) is
>> causing the random disconnects?
> I haven't got any weird kernel panics and the disconnects keep
> happening, so I'm assuming [my last email's issue] it's unrelated.
> Disconnects still happen, on twenty three of them, eight are reason 2,
> two reason 3, five reason 4, seven reason 10 and one reason 23.
> One question, though: iwl3945 has no powersave capabilities (Intel was
> unable to fix all the bugs associated with it and as such disabled
> it). Does that mean the card always use full power? That could explain
> the reason #10, no?

On second though I'm probably confusing powersave PCI-E side with
transmit power... Sorry :)

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