WPA_SUPPLICANT on OLPC not connecting to HOSTAPD on Raspberry Pi
coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Sat Mar 18 07:47:53 PDT 2017
OK, here's the version I made for the list. It's about 260mb. I'm
only going to put this up for a couple days. username and password
apt-get install firmware-libertas git bc libncurses5-dev
openssh-server sudo screen vim wpasupplicant rpm2cpio wget acpid acpi
olpc-kbdshim olpc-powerd olpc-xo1-hw initramfs-tools
On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 6:26 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> Sorry, James, if you are getting this three times, I couldn't, for the
> life of me, figure out how to send a plain text email from an android
> phone *headdesk*.
> Here's the basic concept: https://goo.gl/photos/HTv2hNNxaM66fK2AA
> What is the easiest way to set up a sniffer?
> I will set up some time this weekend to deep dive documenting this.
> The Google doc should take only abou 20 minutes on a *debian box.
> Usually less after the first time as I try to cache as much as I can.
> I turned on comments if youd like to try it and want to dialogue.
> I can also dd a lite weight copy I can verify as bad, first and also
> post it online. Should take just a few minutes
> On Mar 16, 2017 9:26 PM, "James Cameron" <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> G'day Corey,
>> What a fascinating problem. Thanks for writing it up.
>> Several times in a deep dive into the Open Firmware driver, or the
>> kernel libertas or mwifiex drivers, with laptops open on my bench, and
>> wireless sniffers running; I've had suspicions about the firmware in
>> the wireless device not being fully or properly implemented. However,
>> nothing matches perfectly against your problem.
>> I echo Jouni's thoughts; a next step is to add debugging in the
>> wireless driver, or use a sniffer to make sure the packets are being
>> I am interested in helping with this problem; because there's a chance
>> that solving it will help my customers.
>> Someone told me once that the firmware blob for the usb8388 device
>> seems to contain ARM instructions, so you may have some opportunity
>> there too, depending on your local regulatory regime.
>> Please do publish your Debian on XO-1 work for myself and others to
>> engage with. The devel@ list at lists.laptop.org would be great.
>> Also wiki.laptop.org. Both administered by me at the moment.
>> I'd be happy to sign and host an OLPC build of Jessie if I can
>> reproduce it myself.
>> James Cameron
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