dhclient (possibly all networking) not working with some
routers and WPA
bschmidt at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 9 09:44:59 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:14:23 Michael wrote:
> On 09/03/2011 09:02, Bernhard Schmidt wrote:
> > 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 0.0.0.0.
> >> 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?
> Absolutely yes. As I said I am really keen to get it sorted. I have
> spent quite a lot of money on two different wireless routers (in 6
> months time, two different locations) that doesn't work wireless with my
> FreeBSD laptop - bummer.
> Is there some image file I can download and install or do I have to
> compile the whole thing from sources?
There are snapshots available:
Maybe the livefs iso is enough for giving this a shot, dunno.
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