Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 ipw WPA
leslie at eskk.nu
Mon Jan 4 08:25:08 UTC 2010
On 2010-01-03 23:27, Warren Block wrote:
> Finishing a complete new install of 8-stable on a Thinkpad T42. This
> model came with the Intel PRO/wireless 2100.
> Despite being 802.11b only, the 2100 with the latest firmware does
> WPA2 on Windows XP.
> So far, it has almost but not quite been able to connect using WPA on
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> wpa_supplicant.conf (copied from another system which has Atheros
> wireless and works fine):
> ifconfig wlan0 scan sees all the nearby access points, including mine.
> wpa_supplicant can't quite attach, but doesn't give up trying.
> ifconfig wlan0
> wlan0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> ether 00:0c:f1:4e:b1:ac
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
> status: no carrier
> ssid myssid channel 11 (2462 Mhz 11b)
> country US authmode WPA2/802.11i privacy ON deftxkey UNDEF txpower 0
> bmiss 7 scanvalid 60 roaming MANUAL
> Jan 3 14:49:40 paddy wpa_supplicant: CTRL-EVENT-SCAN-RESULTS
> Jan 3 14:49:40 paddy wpa_supplicant: Trying to associate with
> 00:14:bf:cd:a2:0b (SSID='myssid' freq=2412 MHz)
> Jan 3 14:49:50 paddy wpa_supplicant: Authentication with
> 00:14:bf:cd:a2:0b timed out.
> That repeats at ten-second intervals.
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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I have the following in my /boot/loader.conf in order to make my
iwn5000fw_load="YES" # Load driver for Intel, test for 5300 AGN
if_iwn_load="YES" # Load driver for Intel, test for 5300 AGN
wlan_load="YES" # This must be loaded according to handbook
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