ath problem w/ WPA2

Sam Leffler sam at
Sat Apr 18 15:53:41 UTC 2009

Slawa Olhovchenkov wrote:
> ath0: <Atheros 5212> mem 0x88000000-0x8800ffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on cardbus0
> ath0: [ITHREAD]
> ath0: AR2413 mac 7.9 RF2413 phy 4.5
> After 1 hour stable working card lost all traffic.
> This is time of EAP reauthentication period.
> When using Intel card -- all works OK.
> With very old kernel (~ 1 year old) all works OK.
> I can't test intermediate kernel -- on this kernels
> cardbus port don't powered correctly.
> Last update to -current -- now.

Known problem that was diagnosed recently on this list (or possibly
mobile@).  wpa_supplicant is passing the kernel an unexpected key index.
You can check for the mailing list postings for more information as
noone has submitted a PR.

Unfortunately I've got no time to look at this for at least a couple of
weeks.  Maybe someone else will handle it.

This is a show stopper for 8.0.


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