Unable to connect to WPA2-Enterprise since 2.4-r1: WPA_ALG_PMK bug?

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Apr 27 06:52:10 PDT 2015

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 04:34:17PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 02:54:00PM +0200, Ralf Ramsauer wrote:
> >     *Apr 27 13:45:49 lefay wpa_supplicant[638]: nl80211: Unexpected
> >     encryption algorithm 5*
> It looks like this gets printed even when the driver does not support
> vendor extensions for configuring PMK for offloading operations. I guess
> this could be cleaned up a bit by removing that call when the driver did
> not indicate support for it. Anyway, this should not cause any
> difference in behavior since the error from this operation is ignored.

By the way, you can add key_mgmt_offload=0 to the wpa_supplicant
configuration file (at global level, i.e., not within a network block)
to test what happens if this PMK configuration operation gets removed
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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