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Re: network-manager and wpa



Hello Michael!

> >>> Does anybody have a howto how i tell network-manager to support wpa
> >>> encryption?
> >> No effort required. If the hardware driver support it, it "just works".
> > It is an ipw2200 card. And it dedect my router but don't asked about the
> > password or something. When i try to create a new connection then there
> > is no wpa encryption, only wep.
> > 
> > Network runs with netenv and wpa_supplicant
> 
> Your driver/hardware has to announce its WPA capabilities via the wext
> interface (the driver needs to support v18 or greater). The easiest way
> is to install kernel 2.16, the included ipw2200 should work out of the box.
michael@zolnott06:~$ uname -r
2.6.16

> 
> P.S.: If that does not work, post your versions of NM, wpa_supplicant
> and a log (run NetworkManager --no-daemon).
michael@zolnott06:~$ dpkg -l | grep network-manager
ii  network-manager                  0.6.2-3                        network management framework daemon
ii  network-manager-gnome            0.6.2-3                        network management framework (GNOME frontend)

michael@zolnott06:~$ dpkg -l | grep wpa
ii  wpasupplicant                    0.4.8-4                        Client support for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i)

zolnott06:~# NetworkManager --no-daemon
NetworkManager: <information>   starting...
NetworkManager: <information>   eth1: Device is fully-supported using driver 'ipw2200'.
NetworkManager: <information>   nm_device_init(): waiting for device's worker thread to start
NetworkManager: <information>   nm_device_init(): device's worker thread started, continuing.
NetworkManager: <information>   Now managing wireless (802.11) device 'eth1'.
NetworkManager: <information>   Deactivating device eth1.
NetworkManager: <information>   Updating allowed wireless network lists.
NetworkManager: <WARNING>        nm_dbus_get_networks_cb (): nm-dbus-nmi.c:522 (nm_dbus_get_networks_cb): error received: org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerInfo.NoNetworks - There are no wireless networks stored..
NetworkManager: <debug info>    [1148155303.095577] nm_device_802_11_wireless_get_activation_ap (): Forcing AP 'ZolnOtt'
NetworkManager: <information>   User Switch: /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/eth1 / ZolnOtt
NetworkManager: <information>   Deactivating device eth1.
NetworkManager: <information>   Device eth1 activation scheduled...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) started...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) scheduled...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) started...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) scheduled...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) complete.
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) starting...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1/wireless): access point 'ZolnOtt' is encrypted, but NO valid key exists.  New key needed.
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) New wireless user key requested for network 'ZolnOtt'.
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) complete.
NetworkManager: <WARNING>        nm_signal_handler (): Caught signal 2, shutting down normally.
NetworkManager: <information>   Caught terminiation signal
NetworkManager: <debug info>    [1148155339.768824] nm_print_open_socks (): Open Sockets List:
NetworkManager: <debug info>    [1148155339.769019] nm_print_open_socks (): Open Sockets List Done.
NetworkManager: <information>   Deactivating device eth1.
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1): cancelling...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) cancellation handler scheduled...
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1) cancellation handled.
NetworkManager: <information>   Activation (eth1): cancelled.

I hope that this informations are enough

CU        
         
  Michael  
          
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