[driverloader] RESOLVED : WMP54G, WPC54G, WRT54G WPA PSK AES on XP but only WEP 128 w/LINUXANT

Marc Boucher marc at linuxant.com
Thu Jan 22 08:30:23 EST 2004

On Jan 22, 2004, at 3:54 AM, Regis "HPReg" Duchesne wrote:

> mmmgrrrl,
>>    My WPA problems were caused by two differences between my linksys 
>> wireless on XP vs Linuxant on RH9
>>                 1.  Linuxant requires that the router have SSID 
>> BROADCAST enabled.
>>                 2.  My 40 char XP ascii psk with special characters 
>> ($,+,*) is not acceptable to Linuxant.  It has been changed
>>                      to contain only alphanumeric characters.
> Are those really Linuxant (== DriverLoader) issues, or just issues with
> the 3rd party supplicant (wpa_supplicant) they offer you to download?

These are essentially wpa/supplicant issues. A workaround for #1 was 
recently implemented in the CVS version of wpa_supplicant but it also 
requires some changes in the drivers to work. We are looking into 
implementing these changes.


> Thanks,
> -- 
> Regis "HPReg" Duchesne
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