wpa_supplicant fails for WPS mode

Jagadish Murugan jugs.8724
Wed Mar 25 06:15:39 PDT 2009


Yes, the Dell 1395 WLAN card uses a Broadcom chipset: (BCM4310).


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 1:07 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:02:47AM -0700, Jagadish Murugan wrote:
> > Hi,  I observed the following behaviour when using a NETGEAR WN111v2
> > Wireless USB adapter:
> >
> > Using Netgear's Smart Wizard, i could connect to an Access Point in WPS
> > mode.
> >
> > But I was not able to connect to the Access Point in WPS mode using
> > wpa_supplicant & wpa_gui. I get "Authentication with "BSSID of Access
> Point"
> > timed out"??
> The vendor specific tool may use some custom interface to communicate
> with the driver. It would be useful to see debug log from wpa_supplicant
> (run the non-service version manually with -dd on the command line or
> use service version with debugging to file enabled) showing what exactly
> happens. Anyway, this may not provide much help with this type of issue.
> I have not seen this type of issues with the NDIS drivers I've tested
> with, but I don't think I've tested this with any Broadcom-based cards
> (I would assume the Dell 1395 you mentioned earlier uses Broadcom
> chipset) nor with Netgear WN111v2. I think the Network USB card is based
> on Atheros AR9170 which I do have (but have only used on Linux so far),
> so I should be able to try to reproduce this with that card.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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