dhclient and wpa_supplicant

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Sun Jul 31 13:53:46 GMT 2005


Sam Leffler wrote:
> Eric Schuele wrote:
> 
>> Sam Leffler wrote:
>>
>>> Eric Schuele wrote:
>>>
>>
>> <big-snip>
>>
>>
>> Both my APs (home and office) hide their ssids.  One is a wrt54g 
>> (home), the other is linksys as well... though I forget the model at 
>> the moment (FWIW its a/b/g).  What can I do to provide the info you need?
> 
> 
> These should work; I've had reports of problems with certain Cisco ap's. 
>  Note however that configuring an ap to hide it's ssid adds no real 
> security.
> 

FWIW... I set my AP to broadcast the ssid.  It then quickly associated 
with it.  But then dhclient 'broke the association' when it tried to 
acquire a lease (I have removed the media lines from dhclient.conf)? 
and subsequent wpa_supplicant attempts would no longer detect or 
associate with the AP... till I reboot.

Attached is that log.

What else can I provide to help.

>     Sam
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Regards,
Eric


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