Problems: associating ipw3945 wpa_supplicant

Dan Williams dcbw
Tue Feb 20 18:11:33 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 22:17 +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Die, 20 Feb 2007, Dan Williams wrote:
> > Ah, but all WEP _does_ require authentication:  either Shared Key or
> > Open System (which is actually NULL authentication).  You've got Shared
> > Key auth specified in the wpa_supplicant network block, try removing
> > auth_alg=SHARED and see what happens.
> Big big thanks! This did the trick, sorry for the noise.
> But, what I don't udnerstand AT ALL is why it worked with all my other
> AP, only with this one I found the configuration error ....

Some APs allow you to specify in their configuration to accept both
shared key and open system authentication.  Others allow you to specify
only one or the other.  So it most likely depends on how the AP itself
is configured.


> Best wishes
> Norbert
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