Re: NetworkManager tries to connect to WPA-PSK/CCMP access point as if it were unencrypted

On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 22:32 -0800, Dan Krejsa wrote:
> Hi,
> I've seen problem recently on a Fedora 7 laptop using NetworkManager
> to connect to a wireless access point (NETGEAR WPN824v2, firmware
> V2.0.10_1.2.17).  From /var/log/messages (attached gzipped), it
> appears that when the activation initially fails, NetworkManager is
> somehow treating the access point as if it were unencrypted.  If I then
> use the gnome NetworkManager applet to 'Connect to Other Wireless
> Network' specifying the appropriate keying information, it tries again,
> using the correct key info (as far as I can see from /var/log/messages),
> but fails anyhow.

Could you provide the iwlist scan output for that access point?

/sbin/iwlist eth1 scan

where eth1 is probably your wireless device.  I'd like to see what that
network is advertising in its beacons.


> In order to get network manager to associate, I have to:
> - stop the NetworkManager[Dispatcher] services
> - wipe out the .gconf information for the 'quibble' wireless network
>   using 
>    gconftool-2
> --recursive-unset /system/networking/wireless/networks/quibble
> - restart NetworkManager[Dispatcher]
> - Click the 'quibble' network in the gnome 
> At that point, NetworkManager properly associates (after asking
> me the access point & keyring keys).
> On the next reboot I frequently need to repeat the process
> even though the info stored in
>  ~/.gconf/system/networking/wireless/networks/quibble/%gconf.xml
> looks good to my inexpert eye.
> I'm using the ipw3945-1.2.0-18.4.fc7 driver from atrpms.
> I'm running the kernel,
> wpa_supplicant-0.5.7-4.fc7, hal-0.5.9-8.fc7.
> - Dan
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