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Re: wi and WPA-PSK
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 12:27:56PM -0500, Francisco Valladolid wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 11:15 PM, Vlad Markov
> <markov%sdf.lonestar.org@localhost> 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,
> > Eval-R
> > evA>
> > 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:
> > wi0: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,NOTRAILERS,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > 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 0.0.0.0 netmask 0xff000000 broadcast 255.255.255.255
> > 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?
> I think the prism chip in this card don-t support WPA, only WEP ?
> please check the spec info for your card.
> > Vlad
It didn't support WPA until I flashed it. After flashing it,
the card has been doing WPA-PSK in Windows for a few months now.
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