WPA2 connection issue on embedded ARM system

Dirk Behme dirk.behme
Tue Nov 17 13:45:45 PST 2009

Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 22:17 +0200, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com 
>>> [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Dirk Behme
>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8:32 AM
>>> To: Holger Schurig; hostap at lists.shmoo.com
>>> Subject: Re: WPA2 connection issue on embedded ARM system
>> ...
>>> Anybody with any idea how to further debug this? Could this 
>>> be a wrong 'psk' in wpa_supplicant.conf? I double checked it 
>>> two times, though...
>> Dirk -
>> It doesn't look like the supplicant has even gotten to the stage (a.k.a
>> 4-way handshake) when the PSK is relevant. You might need to use a
>> wireless sniffer (e.g. wireshark) to figure out what is not working at
>> this early stage.
> Except that the supplicant 5 second timeout is way too short, and the
> reason it's picking the 5 second timeout for association is wrong as
> well.  Try increasing the interval in the supplicant a bit longer just
> to debug the issue.  Try this patch here:
> http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/F-12/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant-assoc-timeout.patch?view=markup

Is anybody able to compile wpa_supplicant v0.6.9 for ARM with this 
patch? I then could test it. I don't have all the libraries in place 
to compile it on my own :(

Many thanks and best regards


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