Re: Wireless LAN WPA
Am Donnerstag, 20. Oktober 2005 09:48 schrieb email@example.com:
> I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro TE2100 with a min-pci wireless LAN card
> which is
> treated as a PCMCIA card. Dmesg reports the firmware as a Lucent/Agere
Are you sure? Mini-PCI is PCI not PCMCIA. What does lspci -v say? (No, don't
paste the whole output ;-) )
> I'm running unstable with a 2.6.12 kernel, loading the card with modules:
> hermes, orinoco, orinoco_cs. It works fine with 128bit WEP.
> It's not really too secure with WEP and I was hoping to use wpa_supplicant
You usually use iwconfig for WEP with PSK.
> the hostap driver, to get WPA. I compiled the hostap driver with m-a and
> installed wap_supplicant, but cannot get it to work.
So, what exactly went wrong?
> Am I wrong in thinking wpa_supplicant with the hostap driver should be able
> give software WPA with a PrismII card?
If you are up to WPA (not WEP) you either need a rather new prismII card or
you have to update it.