Wireless Woes (NDIS, WPA2)
fbsd at brightstar.bomgardner.net
Sat Jun 6 15:04:04 UTC 2009
On Fri, 5 Jun 2009 17:07:23 +0000, Paul B. Mahol wrote
> On 6/5/09, Gene <fbsd at brightstar.bomgardner.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Jun 2009 23:18:42 +0000, Paul B. Mahol wrote
> >> On 6/4/09, Gene <fbsd at brightstar.bomgardner.net> wrote:
> >> > Hi All:
> >> >
> >> > I'm trying to get wireless working on a laptop. It works fine as long as
> >> > no
> >> > encryption is used, but if I try to use either WEP or WPA2, I ueem to
> >> > always
> >> > wind up with
> >> >
> >> > Status: No Carrier
> >> >
> >> > Any help greatly appreciated.
> >> > _____________________-
> >> Look in output from wpa_supplicant using -d switch
> >> for information about possible misconfiguration.
> >> # wpa_supplicant -d -Dndis -iwlan0 -cMY_CONF.FILE
> >> --
> >> Paul
> > Paul - thanks for the response.
> > Did the above - the output shows that wlan could not be found. It's loaded
> > according to kldstat so I'm not sure what's going on. Should there be an
> > entry
> > for wlan in rc.conf? Output from wpa_supplicant is below.
> > Yhanks!
> You have ndis0 so replace wlan0 with ndis0
the above failed until I changed the ap from wpa2 to wpa.
I'm now running semi-happily using wpa. I wonder if maybe the ndis wrapper
won;t support wpa2? Or perhaps the rc.conf entry should read:
ifconfig_ndis0 "WPA2 DHCP"
Thanks for your help
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