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Old 08-26-2009, 07:25 PM   #1
Cata1yst
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Wpa_supplicant working kinda sorta?


Ive been sticking to slackware so far and refuse to give up. Ndiswrapper results in no wlan0, so i scratched that and used the straight up rt2860 chipset driver. which i got http://www.ralinktech.com/ralink/Home/Support/Linux.html Compiled it and when i run iwconfig i get a ra0 interface


Then i installed wpa_supplicant 0.5.10 with a slackbuild. Ran
Code:
bash-3.1# wpa_supplicant -Dwext -ira0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
ioctl[SIOCSIWAUTH]: Operation not supported
WEXT auth param 4 value 0x0 - ioctl[SIOCGIWSCAN]: Resource temporarily unavailable
Trying to associate with 00:30:3f:51:f5:de (SSID='Da_1nt3rn3tz' freq=2417 MHz)
Associated with 00:30:3f:51:f5:de
WPA: Key negotiation completed with 00:30:3f:51:f5:de[PTK=TKIP GTK=TKIP]
CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED - Connection to 00:30:3f:51:f5:de completed
The underlined and bolded is what bothers me.

iwconfig
Code:
(auth) [id=0 id_str=]
Ralink STA  ESSID:"Da_1nt3rn3tz"  Nickname:"RT2860STA"
Mode:Managed  Frequency=2.417 GHz  Access Point: 00:30:3F:51:F5:DE   
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s  RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
   Encryption key:whee!
Link Quality=77/100  Signal level:-64 dBm  Noise level:-71 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 
Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   
Missed beacon:0
So if im not mistaken it thinks im connected but afaik the router does not detect it as connected

when i configured i followed alienbob's gude down to the period
my
/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
Code:
ctrl_interface_group=0
eapol_version=1
ap_scan=1
fast_reauth=1
# WPA protected network, supply your own ESSID and WPAPSK here:

 network={
  scan_ssid=0
ssid="Da_1nt3rn3tz"
proto=WPA RSN
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
 pairwise=TKIP
 group=TKIP
  #psk="lol"
  psk=rofl
}
and my /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf
Code:
# Config information for ath0:
IFNAME[3]="ra0"
IPADDR[3]=""
NETMASK[3]=""
USE_DHCP[3]="yes"
WLAN_WPA[4]="wpa_supplicant"
DHCP_HOSTNAME[3]="Da_1nt3rn3tz"
#WLAN_KEY[4]="D5A31F54ACF0487C2D0B1C10D2"
#WLAN_IWPRIV[4]="set AuthMode=WPAPSK | set EncrypType=TKIP |set WPAPSK=96389dc66eaf7e6efd5b5523ae43c7925ff4df2f8b7099495192d44a774fda16"


# Default gateway IP address:
GATEWAY=""


Any ideas?? Just yell at me if i forgot to provide something ^_^


Thanks

Last edited by Cata1yst; 08-26-2009 at 07:31 PM.
 
Old 08-26-2009, 08:35 PM   #2
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It appears that the WPA negotiation is OK. Did you try to pull an IP address?

dhcpcd ra0

Also, try bringing the interface up before invoking wpa_supplicant to see if the IOCTL error goes away.

ifconfig ra0 up
 
Old 08-27-2009, 12:34 PM   #3
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ifconfig ra0 up didnt solve the IOctl error.
But it works fine.

Is there any way i can automate these commands during startup?
 
Old 08-27-2009, 01:17 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cata1yst View Post
and my /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf
Code:
# Config information for ath0:
IFNAME[3]="ra0"
IPADDR[3]=""
NETMASK[3]=""
USE_DHCP[3]="yes"
WLAN_WPA[4]="wpa_supplicant"
DHCP_HOSTNAME[3]="Da_1nt3rn3tz"
#WLAN_KEY[4]="D5A31F54ACF0487C2D0B1C10D2"
#WLAN_IWPRIV[4]="set AuthMode=WPAPSK | set EncrypType=TKIP |set WPAPSK=96389dc66eaf7e6efd5b5523ae43c7925ff4df2f8b7099495192d44a774fda16"


# Default gateway IP address:
GATEWAY=""
Change your inet1.conf file to add:
WLAN_ESSID[3]="Da_1nt3rn3tz"

Remove or remark out this line:
DHCP_HOSTNAME[3]="Da_1nt3rn3tz"

Change this line:
WLAN_WPA[4]="wpa_supplicant"

to

WLAN_WPA[3]="wpa_supplicant"

You may also want to add a default gateway address. Hopefully, that will take care of authenticating and obtaining an IP address at boot.
 
  


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