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Re: Re: "Michael MIC failure detected" with ath0 (from Eee PC) and WPA2-PSK


Using AES for encryption seems to solve my issue.
And I don't need the sysctl variable to be set.


On Tue, Apr 29 2008 - 17:44, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> Joel CARNAT wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to connect to my WPA2 home wireless network using the ath0
>> interface of my Eee PC 701. According to wpa_cli, the key negociation
>> goes well, then after a few seconds, the error "Michael MIC failure
>> detected" appears and I loose the connection to the wireless network.
>> On the console, I can see "ath0: device timeout (txq 1)".
>> I'm using 4.99.58/i386.
>> Using the same NetBSD/wpa_supplicant/wireless_config on my Lenovo R61
>> (wpi0 interface), the connection is OK.
>> Is this an issue with the ath0 driver or am I doing something wrong ?
> Sounds like you are using TKIP, which I was never able to make work 
> properly on Eee PC. mjf@ has a patch for the Michael MIC issue, but it 
> still fails to associate with my basestation. Can you switch your 
> basestation to use WPA2 AES mode? That resolved the issue for me.
> As for the device timeout, set the following in /etc/sysctl.conf:
> hw.ath0.txintrperiod=1
> Cheers,
> Jared

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