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atheros card and wpa_supplicant

From: "Alex Burke" <alexjeffburke@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 22:47:35 +0000


I managed to patch the source tree with the latest patch to cbb, and
now the system boots *WITH* the atheros card left in.

I then compiled the atheros driver, and having loaded all the required
modules the card is definitely detected and I see the power light turn
on - it obviosuly probes and attaches, and it is listed under ifconfig
as ath0. So that part I guess is sucess.

I thenattempted to get wpa working, and things fell apart a bit. I
made sure i used the same wpa_supplicant.conf as i had done in FreeBSD
6, it specifies things like the ssid, WPA-PSK, scan_ssid = 1 and
obviously the psk itself.

I ran the build supplicant with this config file, and it said:
pcap_open_live: BIOCSETIF: ath0: Network is down

I turned on debugging output, and i saw masses of stuff about EAPOL
and it not getting keys, and I assume that means the supplicant was
for some reason starting in the wrong mode.

At this point I am not sure what else to do, and help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Alex J Burke.

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