Problem with the patch for "wpa supplicant authentication timeout problem"
Thu Jun 28 09:11:02 PDT 2007
> Hi Thomas Schulz,
> Thanks for the ticket #1404 with patch to madwifi for solving the
> authentication timeout problem. I have patched this with madwifi0.9.3
> But after associating with an accesspoint in OPEN mode, my system is
> hanging. Similar thing happened when I tried to associate in WPA mode.
> Please help in fixing this problem.
Did the patch introduce this problem ?
I.e. can you reproduce several times that the patched driver hangs the
system and the unpatched driver does not ?
Enable madwifi debug log to track down the problem, e.g.
80211debug -i ath0 +assoc +auth +scan +roam +node +inact +state +power
athdebug -i wifi0 +beacon +beacon_proc +node +state +reset
echo "4 4 1 7" > /proc/sys/kernel/printk
as I mentioned in the mail of 2007-06-22 12:17 UTC.
Inspect the system log. Messages with "__ieee80211_newstate:" are the
state changes of madwifi, usually -> SCAN -> AUTH -> ASSOC -> RUN.
On successfull association you'll get messages like "assoc success:"
and "ieee80211_scan_assoc_success". 'logger' is your friend to mark
your tests in the system log.
IMHO the problems with madwifi should better be addressed to the
madwifi mailing list, wpa_supplicant is not involved if you are
using "OPEN mode".
Hope this helps
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