PRISM3(PCMCIA) and/or wi(4) driver unable to do WPA?
pbowen at fastmail.fm
Thu Mar 8 04:08:36 UTC 2007
Doug Poland wrote:
> On Wed, March 7, 2007 17:57, Patrick Bowen wrote:
>> Doug Poland wrote:
>>> I have just acquired a Linksys "Instant Wireless Network PC Card"
>>> 802.11b wireless NIC. When plugged into a 6.2 i386 laptop, dmesg
>>> wi0: <The Linksys Group, Inc. Instant Wireless Network PC Card> at
>>> port 0x100-0x13f irq 11 function 0 config 1 on pccard1
>>> wi0: using RF:PRISM3(PCMCIA)
>>> wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary (1.1.0), Station (1.4.2)
>>> wi0: Ethernet address: 00:06:25:18:6e:1d
>>> When I attempted to connect to my WPA-PSK WAP, wpa_supplicant(8)
>>> just hangs. When I turned off encryption on the WAP, and enter:
>>> # dhclient wi0
>>> Then the NIC connects just fine. So the question is, is the NIC or
>>> the wi(4) driver incapable of WPA encryption?
>> Try adding;
>> to /etc/rc.conf.
>> That way it will run dhclient automatically whenever you plug the card
> I don't have a problem running dhclient, I have a problem with WPA.
> Initially, my rc.conf said:
> ifconfig_wi0="WPA DHCP"
> and I had the correct entry in my /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf. I could
> not connect to my WAP until I turned off WPA, as I stated in my OP.
Sorry, I misunderstood. Please excuse the noise...
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