About RSN pre-authentication

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Mar 3 10:01:38 PST 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 05:42:47PM +0800, superxx008 wrote:

> I want to build up a RSN pre-authentication test-bed using:
> 2 Nodes (MR1, MR2) for AP: 2 atheros cards, madwifi 0.9.4, one 11b/g for AP (ath1), one 11a (ath0) for the connection between APs. one of them (MR1) is connected to the Free-radius server through wired connection, MR2 is connected with MR1 using 11a card in ad-hoc mode.

Why are you using ad-hoc mode between the APs? It breaks layer 2
bridging and as such, is unlikely to work with RSN pre-authentication.
WDS link and bridging between the ath0/ath1 on both APs might work for

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