Fwd: [pkg-wpa-devel] Bug#833507: wpasupplicant: Unable to connect WLAN (wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-SCAN-FAILED ret=-22)

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Aug 13 00:05:55 PDT 2016

On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 01:25:54PM +0200, Andrew Shadura wrote:
> I attempted to upgrade wpa in Debian to 2.5 from 2.3, and got a number
> of bug reports from users. One of the bugs has previously been reported
> and fixed, this one I could find a mention of though. The bug doesn't
> seem to be present in 2.4, so I uploaded that version to Debian for now.

It looks like this is some kind of issue specific with the driver and
that driver was described in this way:

My wlan chip is a "Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01)"
(Dell VOSTRO), so
i have to use the non-free package broadcom-sta-dkms.

I do not know which driver that is, but it sounds like some proprietary
driver.. Someone familiar with that driver (and with the hardware in
question) would likely need to take a closer look at what is failing.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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