wpa_supplicant on Windows takes a long time to connect to WLAN
Sat Feb 13 06:44:19 PST 2010
On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 07:33:56AM -0800, Vieri wrote:
> I'm running wpa_supplicant on Windows XP clients with Ralink wlan nic driver v. 184.108.40.206. They connect to Linksys WAP2000 access points with "WPA-Enterprise" wireless security.
> I've setup a Linux freeradius server for the authentication.
> Sometimes, wifi connection works relatively quickly and as "expected".
> However, quite frequently I have problems connecting to the network (ie. I can easily reproduce the problem).
> I'm attaching the wpa_supplicant debug log. I can also send the freeradius log if required.
I did not find any clear indication from the debug log other than
something being wrong and whatever it is, is likely outside the scope of
This would require debugging at the driver level (which may be difficult
in this case) or at least taking a look with a wireless sniffer to check
whether the EAPOL frames are being sent properly (i.e., whether they are
lost somewhere since wpa_supplicant does not see them) or whether there
could be some low-level issues that prevent them from being transmitted.
Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA
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