[pkg-wpa-devel] Bug#542917: Bug#542917: iwl3945: iwl3945 fickly connect
kel at otaku42.de
Wed Sep 2 09:09:21 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 02 September 2009 10:09:20 Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 19:36 +0200, Daniel Huhardeaux wrote:
> > Ben Hutchings a écrit :
> > > On Sat, 2009-08-22 at 11:07 +0200, Daniel wrote:
> > >> Package: linux-image-2.6.30-1-amd64
> > >> Version: 2.6.30-6
> > >> Severity: important
> > >> File: iwl3945
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> 0b:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
> > >>
> > >> Having the above wireless device, I always have problems with connection to AP using wpa_supplicant.
> > >
> > > When you say "always", do you mean you have seen this problem with
> > > earlier kernel versions as well?
> > Yes. See
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2009/03/msg00123.html
> > and Bug #12880 on bugzilla.kernel.org
> That's a different bug, reported as <http://bugs.debian.org/518358>,
> which you said was fixed in version 2.6.29-2.
> I'm talking about the bug reported as <http://bugs.debian.org/542917>.
> > > How are you invoking wpa_supplicant?
> > Started from /etc/netwok/interfaces and/or wpa_gui
> > Do you use a front-end such as
> > > network-manager or wicd?
> > No
> I've looked at where the message "wlan0: deauthenticating by local
> choice (reason=3)" is generated, and it appears to mean that something
> is setting the interface down. I have been using the same WLAN device
> and the same kernel version as you with no such problems. So I think
> this is an issue with wpa_supplicant or wpa_gui, or the way you have
> configured them. I will reassign the bug accordingly.
I'd say the deauth message is appearing and _then_ the interface is taken down
in reaction. wpa_supplicant simply reacts to events the kernel driver gives it.
wpa_supplicant doesn't look suspicious here at all given this information.
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