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Re: Intel Pro 2200BG wireless + WPA-SPK issue?



Hi Roger,
i didnt try this yet.. i am going out of town... so i will try later and
let you know.
Thanks for your info
Madhan

> [snip>
>>
>> sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
>> sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
>> Listening on LPF/wlan0/00:0e:35:5b:52:99
>> Sending on   LPF/wlan0/00:0e:35:5b:52:99
>> Sending on   Socket/fallback
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 4
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 11
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 13
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
>> DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 16
>> No DHCPOFFERS received.
>> No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
>
>>
>> [root localhost]# iwlist wlan0 scan
>> wlan0     Scan completed :
>>           Cell 01 - Address: 00:11:95:2D:06:F2
>>                     ESSID:"Madhan"
>>                     Protocol:IEEE 802.11g
>>                     Mode:Managed
>>                     Frequency:2.457GHz (Channel 10)
>>                     Quality:0/100  Signal level:-26 dBm  Noise
>> level:-256 dBm
>>                     Encryption key:on
> Hey Madhan,
>
> until yesterday, i had excatly the same issue, therefore i tested first,
> if my wlan-card could connect to the router without any wep or wpa or
> whatever. This worked, no problem and was just to make sure, my driver
> works right.
>
> Afterwards, i tried & tried & tried with all the switches that i found
> and: finally i got it working with:
>
> - booting the laptop with the card inserted
> - as root, in the shell doing:
> wpa_supplicant -Dndiswrapper -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -w
>
> the wait switch tell the supplicant to wait until a interface comes up.
> and then i did:
> - ifup wlan0
>
> ...this worked (and i wonder, if it's just the -k switch?????????)
>
> afterwards, i tested it  several times the same way, it worked perfect.
> Doing some ftp-tests, i have better performance with ndiswrapper than in
> windows itself (1800 kbps ndiswrapper, 1600 kbps windoze) in the same
> environement...
>
> Let me know, if this made your card with wpa working.
>
>
> HTH
> Roger
>



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