EAP/Ignored Request Identity

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Mar 27 03:55:30 PDT 2015

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 11:24:38AM +0100, Thomas Graf wrote:
> Sometimes when wpa_supplicant is roaming to another access point
> authenticating is relatively slow. The Reassociation Request is over
> 100msec delayed (pacp-dump). The last packet from the accesspoint is
> the EAP Identity Request. That seems to be ignored.
> Then 2 Seconds later I issue a HUP (or it would just hang there for
> a 30seconds timeout of the access point) to the wpa_supplicant so it
> tries to reconnect - EAP-TLS is finished after 250msec including
> WPA-Key exchange like I would normally expect.
> The dump file recorded on the device itself:
> http://thomas-graf.de/Downloads/WPASupp/ReqIdentityLost.pcap
> I don't really understand where those delays or lost/ignored packets
> are coming from.

Could you please provide a wpa_supplicant debug log with timestamps
(-ddt on command line) showing such behavior?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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