wpa_supplicant: secured mesh and WiLink8 issue

Yegor Yefremov yegorslists at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 4 05:47:07 PDT 2016

On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 1:19 PM, Bob Copeland <me at bobcopeland.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2016 at 12:33:38PM +0100, Yegor Yefremov wrote:
>> wpa_supplicant is 2.7-devel i.e. git master
>> tcpdump shows nothing either unicast or broadcasts
>> So I both new kernel and newest wpa_supplicant. I've also added
>> ieee80211w=2, but no change.
>> Do I still need authsae daemon? If I use authsar-nl80211 I get
>> segmantation fault after
>>  sae_debug(MESHD_DEBUG, "new peer candidate (seq num=%d)\n",
>>             nlmsg_hdr(msg)->nlmsg_seq);
> Hmm, don't know about that offhand, but no, you don't need
> authsae -- wpa_supplicant fills the same role.
> Which wireless driver is this?  You might also see the same kind
> of thing if the hardware doesn't support the necessary encryption
> primitives for mesh.

this the wl18xx driver for TI WiLink8 hardware:

[    9.032606] wlcore: wl18xx HW: 183x or 180x, PG 2.2 (ROM 0x11)
[    9.262579] wlcore: loaded
[   17.962749] wlcore: PHY firmware version: Rev
[   18.036955] wlcore: firmware booted (Rev

CC TI devs.


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