dhclient (possibly all networking) not working with some routers and WPA

Bernhard Schmidt bschmidt at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 9 09:03:03 UTC 2011

On Wednesday, March 09, 2011 02:00:40 Michael wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running FreeBSD 8.1-Release with ath0 card. For some unknown reason 
> this laptop is not able to get IP address from my access point (DHCP) if 
> WPA encryption is enabled.
> The tricky part is that it says it is associated but has IP of 
> So it looks like encryption part is working and then other communication 
> fails.
> Everything works fine if I switch the encryption off.
> The same station works fine with other access points. Other operating 
> systems works fine on the same station with the same access point. And 
> the same access point works fine with other stations.
> In short - it's only FreeBSD that is having problems in this setup.

Was talking with Adrian about that after remembering the famous
keycache issue. There are some fixes for that in HEAD, can I talk you
into trying HEAD?


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