On 6/4/09, Gene <f...@brightstar.bomgardner.net> wrote:
> Hi All:
>
> I'm trying to get wireless working on a laptop. It works fine as long as no
> encryption is used, but if I try to use either WEP or WPA2, I ueem to always
> wind up with
>
> Status: No Carrier
>
> Any help greatly appreciated.
> _____________________-
>
> >From /etc/rc.conf:
>
>    ifconfig_ndis0="WPA DHCP"
>
> >From wpa_supplicant.conf
>
>    network={
>    ssid="northstar"
>    psk="Passphrase here"
>    }
>
> >From /var/log/messages
>
>    ndis0: <RangePlus Wireless Notebook Adapter> mem 0x88000000-0x8800ffff
> irq
>    5 at device 0.0 on cardbus0
>    ndis0: [ITHREAD]
>    ndis0: NDIS API version: 5.1
>    NDIS: could not find file preparse.ini in linker list
>    NDIS: and no filesystems mounted yet, aborting NdisOpenFile()
>    NDIS: could not find file regAdd.txt in linker list
>    NDIS: and no filesystems mounted yet, aborting NdisOpenFile()
>
>    ndis0: WARNING: using obsoleted if_watchdog interface
>    ndis0: Ethernet address: 00:18:39:17:28:35
>
> And from ifconfig ndis0 scan:
>
> genesis# ifconfig ndis0 scan
>
> SSID            BSSID              CHAN RATE   S:N     INT CAPS
> northstar       00:21:91:de:3f:8d    1   54M -51:-96  100 EPS
>
> And finally from ifconfig ndis0:
>
> genesis# ifconfig ndiso
>
> ndis0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>       ether 00:18:39:17:28:35
>       media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect
>       status: no carrier
>       ssid "" channel 1 (2412 Mhz 11b)
>       authmode OPEN privacy OFF bmiss 7 scanvalid 60 roaming MANUAL
>       bintval 0
>
> ________________________
>
> IHN,
> Gene
>
> --
> To everything there is a season,
> And a time to every purpose under heaven.
>
>
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Look in output from wpa_supplicant using -d switch
for information about possible misconfiguration.

# wpa_supplicant -d -Dndis -iwlan0 -cMY_CONF.FILE

-- 
Paul
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