Got the error "Driver did not support SIOCSIWENCODEEXT" when trying WPS

Masashi Honma honma
Thu Apr 9 01:40:59 PDT 2009


> I got the error when trying to use WPS with my atheros AR5416 and 
> the option nohwcrypt=1. 
> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: No such file or directory

Which driver are using ath5k or madwifi ?
If you are using ath5k, you need -D nl80211 option.
./wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -D nl80211

Masashi Honma.

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