Re: wpa_supplicant used for wep

On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 18:59 +0100, Bernhard Valenti wrote:
> Hi,
> i'm running networkmanager 0.6.4 and have the problem that it sets the 
> ESSID and KEY fine, but doesnt set an IP. It timeouts at 28% in 
> knetworkmanager. when i just run dhclient on the interface while 
> networkmanager is waiting for the timeout i get an address instantly, so 
> i'm positive my DHCP server is working fine.
> in the log i see it completed stage 2 (setting ssid and key etc.). next 
> it seems to call wpa_supplicant... i'm not sure why, i'm using WEP...

wpa_supplicant is used for all interaction with the wireless card and
driver.  It's pretty pointless to have one path for WEP and unencrypted,
and one path for everything else.


> wpa_supplicant goes from DISCONNECTED -> SCANNING -> ASSOCIATING -> 
> (authentication with 00:00:....:00 time out) DISCONNECTED

This indicates a driver, configuration, or key problem.  Can you post
some more logs?  They are usually in /var/log/messages.


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