ibss mode with wpa2 encryption?

Ben Greear greearb
Thu Dec 18 07:08:16 PST 2014

On 12/17/2014 10:05 PM, Janusz Dziedzic wrote:
> On 29 November 2014 at 10:51, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 04:20:03PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>>> I am seeing auth timeouts in supplicant logs when I try to bring up two
>>> stations like this on ath9k.  (It fails on ath10k too, but not sure if
>>> that is a separate issue or not.)
>>> network={
>>>      ssid="ben-138"
>>>      mode=1
>>>      frequency=2462
>>>      proto=RSN
>>>      key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
>>>      psk=fb926ec0b8c1467c29553d3241b03af31360b5c2a16d1640b2c151d12b70dc76
>>>      pairwise=CCMP
>>>      group=CCMP
>> Yes, that should work fine. This works with mac80211_hwsim (the ibss_rsn
>> test case in tests/hwsim).
> Yes, I tested this, ath9k <-> ath9k. Works correctly - seems ath9k
> using SW crypt.

Were you disabling hw crypt with the ath9k module option, or you just noticed
that it used sw crypt anyway?

What kernel were you using?

> Here is a TC log: http://pastebin.com/w5CVw6bm
> Seems ath10k have still problems here.

I never did figure out how to make the ath10k firmware send sw-crypted packets,
but if that is what is required, I can make another try at that...


> BR
> Janusz
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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
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