2013-03-26 19:20:56

by Luis R. Rodriguez

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Subject: Re: [ath9k-devel] ath9k not connecting to one particular network..

Adding linux-wireless, not sure if many people read this list.


On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Jouni Malinen <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 08:25:20AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Ok, added to the bugzilla. I'm still in the condo, but I'm leaving
>> soon and need to pack up, so this is likely the last thing I can do..
>> It is indeed the nl80211 part that causes problems, so I guess we're
>> back to an actual ath9k issue.
> Thanks. This is peculiar, but indeed pretty clear on the issue being
> triggered by use of nl80211 instead of WEXT regardless of what the
> actual issue is. I haven't used wpa_supplicant v1.0-rc3 pretty much
> at all myself and there has been quite a few changes in nl80211
> interaction since then. Anyway, this should give a good test case with
> the current kernel and that somewhat older version with nl80211
> implementation in wpa_supplicant.
>> > In addition, you could try to collect the frames exchanged by the
>> > success and failure cases using a monitor interface:
>> >
>> > iw wlan0 interface add mon0 type monitor
>> > ifconfig mon0 up
>> > dumpcap -i mon0 -w /tmp/capture.pkt
>> >
>> > And then run the success/failure case.
>> Ok, will try to do that too.
> If you'll get a chance to do that, it would be quite helpful since it
> could make it easier to try to reproduce this if there is indeed
> something special about that AP behavior that allows the issue to show
> up but does not show up in the wpa_supplicant debug log.
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