Re: wicd with WPA2 fails
On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 08:52:24AM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 18:39:56 -0700, Paul Scott wrote:
> > sid fully updated
> > wicd connects fine if I turn wireless security on the WRT54G2 router
> > off. When I set the router to WPA2 - AES I get (from wicd.log)
> > 2010/07/14 17:40:41 :: iwconfig eth2
> > 2010/07/14 17:40:41 :: WPA_CLI RESULT IS SCANNING
> > 2010/07/14 17:40:42 :: wpa_supplicant authentication may have failed.
> Try starting "wp_supplicant" in debug mode to make the log more verbose
> about that error. It seems failing at some point of the authentication.
wicd calls wpa_supplicant with wext. I don't see a preferences setting to change
to cause more debugging.
> Also, try to lower the security a bit by choosing WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA2-
> PSK (AES+TKIP) instead just AES. Stronger encryption requires better
> coberture so devices can "dialogue" smoothly.
I just tried as many variations as I could without success. I'm not 100% sure
I am always matching the router settings with the laptop wicd settings.