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Re: wi and WPA-PSK

In article <20081129041506.GA19141%SDF.LONESTAR.ORG@localhost>,
Vlad Markov  <> wrote:
>I flashed a Netgear MA401 Wireless NIC so that I cold use it
>via my WPA-PSK wireless router on a Windows box. It has been
>working there nicely for a few months now.
>I want to use it on my NetBSD box also. From dmesg:
>wi0 at pcmcia0 function 0: <NETGEAR MA401RA Wireless PC, Card, ISL37300P, 
>wi0: 802.11 address 00:09:5b:23:3c:0e
>wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3873B(PCMCIA)
>wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary (1.1.1), Station (1.7.4)
>wi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
>That looks good to me.
>from ifconfig:
>        ssid utopia nwkey *****
>        powersave off
>        bssid 00:1e:e5:6f:ad:4d chan 1
>        address: 00:09:5b:23:3c:0e
>        media: IEEE802.11 autoselect (DS2)
>        status: active
>        inet netmask 0xff000000 broadcast
>        inet6 fe80::209:5bff:fe23:3c0e%wi0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
>Doesn't "nwkey" mean its trying to use WEP?
>It looks like WPA is not supported by the NetBSD wi driver.
>Am I correct? If I am correct, is there any chance WPA will be implemented
>for wi in NetBSD 5.0?

For WPA you need to configure and run wpa_supplicant.


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