Stoped at EPAOL-Key 4/4 in wpa_supplicant 0.25 and latest Madwifi
Wed Nov 17 10:10:21 PST 2004
Updated from the cvs repository yesterday night. madwifi now works again.
Only ndiswrapper fails with atheros cards.
YenJung Chang wrote:
> I never try to compile the madwifi on 2.4.26. The kernel I used for
> wpa_supplicant 2.5 and madwifi from Nov 9 is 2.4.25.
> It is working fine after I re-compile the wpa_supplicant with the
> madwifi from Nov 9.
> I guess it also could be working fine with 2.4.26.
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 17:50:21 -0800, Michael Reilly <michaelr at cisco.com> wrote:
>>I am using a 2.4.26 kernel. That may be the difference. I have not heard
>>of anyone able to get madwifi from October or later and wpa_supplicant 2.5
>>working on an Atheros card with a 2.4.2?. Same with ndiswrapper 0.11. I
>>took a look at ndiswrapper 0.12rc1 but it appears to not compile with a
>>So the people I know and myself who use Atheros cards are forced to use
>>driverloader at this time or try upgrading to a 2.6.x kernel and see if that
>>Steven Ihde wrote:
>>>On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 21:59:28 -0800, Michael Reilly wrote:
>>>>This is a well documented problem. Atheros cards fail with madwifi and
>>>>ndiswrapper. They work fine with driverloader. I have not seen an
>>>>explanation for the problem nor any determination as to whether the problem
>>>>is in madwifi and ndiswrapper or it is in wpa_supplicant.
>>>>Based on your message it sounds like a change made to madwifi since the
>>>>middle of August caused the problem. Perhaps a similar change was made to
>>>I'm successfully using an Atheros-based DLink DWL-G650 with madwifi
>>>(checked out mid-October) and wpa_supplicant 0.2.5 (Debian 0.2.5-2)
>>>with Debian unstable with kernel 2.6.8. The AP is a Netgear FWG114P,
>>>and I'm using WPA-PSK. So it would seem your statement that "Atheros
>>>cards fail with madwifi" needs further qualification.
>>>I must admit that there are good days and bad days -- sometimes
>>>wpa_supplicant spends upwards of a minute "Trying to associate" every
>>>time it rekeys, and other days it works great. But fundamentally, it
>>>I've been meaning to figure out why it's so inconsistent. The obvious
>>>answer is poor signal strength or interference, but this only seems to
>>>happen when rekeying and I often sit in a spot with a clear line of
>>>sight to the AP less than 50ft away and the signal strength seems
>>>good. I had much better results with a Linksys AP, but my wife's
>>>PowerBook's AirPort card didn't get along with the Linksys, so we use
>>>the Netgear :-)
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