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Re: wi and WPA-PSK
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Vlad Markov
> 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.
I think the current wi driver in NetBSD dont support WPA ..
Francisco Valladolid H.
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