Re: NetworkManager and rt2x00

On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 20:29 -0500, Darren Albers wrote: 
> While I am not an expert I do see a lot of strange messages and it
> doesn't look like the card is even able to associate:
> Dec  4 19:04:20 xerces NetworkManager:
> <information>^Iwpa_supplicant(2730): wpa_driver_wext_associate
> Dec  4 19:04:20 xerces NetworkManager:
> <information>^Iwpa_supplicant(2730): Association request to the driver
> failed
> Two questions:
> 1) Can you associate by stopping NetworkManager and bringing up
> WPA_Supplicant manually?

Yes. I therefore assume that the rt2x00 driver has some idiosyncrasies
that prevent the commands that are issued by NM from working.

> If you need instructions on doing this I can provide them
> 2) The older rt2x00 drivers support WEP and unencrypted networks and
> since you are only using WEP wouldn't it be better to step back and
> use those drivers since they seem to work?

Indeed, I currently use them. I only wanted to try out rt2x00 so that I
would be able to use NM. :) 

Sam Morris

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