[Userland] [OpenIndiana Distribution - Feature #4362] Request WPA2 for wireless NIC
devnull at illumos.org
Fri Nov 29 01:01:43 UTC 2013
Issue #4362 has been updated by Ken Mays.
Enrico Papi (enricop at computer.org) wrote - 'I confirm that the current net80211 module and libdlwlan library often have an
authentication timeout problem during the wpa2 4way handshake. This happens for
both pure wpa2 AP and wpa/wpa2 AP.
It is not a problem of the kernel that supports AES_CCM cypher and not of wpad
daemon, but in how libdlwlan and wpa driver interface manage the association
process. In other cases it can be a device driver issue but i think this is not
In general this problem is solved in the wpa_enterprise GSoC project repo.
This, i think, will be integrated in Illumos, not before October.
Let me know if you want to try an build the development bits.
Regarding support for High Throughput rates:
while the device driver might correctly advertise the speed rate to your AP,
libdlwlan will not *show* speed rates higher than 54mb. Also net80211 module
might lack of full support for these rates.
However if dhcp works you are associated with the AP,
but you probably receive a deauth frame as soon as you get the IP.
I would try with dladm if you are not using this yet and be
sure the psk passed to wpad is correct (dladm show-secobj -o all).'
Feature #4362: Request WPA2 for wireless NIC
Author: WarGrey Ju
Assignee: OI illumos
Category: OS/Net (Kernel and Userland)
I have an Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300,
My Airport Extreme requires WPA2 to let client's speed go over 54Mbit/s.
Thanks in advance.
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