[Angstrom-distro-users] No WEP with Ambicom wifi CF card
green at ceid.upatras.gr
Sun May 6 11:30:24 CEST 2007
Ger Apeldoorn (Sun, May 06, 2007 at 10:11:16AM +0200):
> I've got exactly the same problem, but I thought it was the ancient
> flash version (1.4.2) in my Asus WL-110 card.
In my case, the firmware is relatively up to date, PRI is v1.1.1 and STA
v1.7.4, so I don't think that's the problem.
Just to be sure I tested the card on my laptop (with a PCMCIA to CF adapter)
and it works fine.
It must be some problem with the hostap/crypto modules, but I can't find it.
> Grigorios Prasinos schreef:
> > I just flashed yesterday my C750 with the image from 20070422.
> > The quality of the ("unstable") image is very good, congratulations to
> > everybody involved.
> > However, I am having trouble with my wireless card: I cannot connect to
> > WEP encrypted networks (connecting to unencrypted networks works).
> > My card is an Ambicom WL1100C CF card, supported by hostap.
> > The strange thing is that it was working without problems in recent
> > OpenZaurus.
> > I get these messages when I plug it in:
> > <7>ieee80211_crypt: registered algorithm 'WEP'
> > <7>ieee80211_crypt_wep: could not allocate crypto API arc4
> > <4>wlan0: could not initialize WEP: load module hostap_crypt_wep.o
> > <7>prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 2
> > (among other things).
> > It associates with the AP, but naturally it is of no use.
> > iwconfig reports "Encryption key:off".
> > I disabled WEP for a moment in my AP and I did "ipkg update; ipkg upgrade"
> > which updated many packages, I also installed wireless-tools,
> > kernel-module-ieee80211-crypt-wep and kernel-module-arc4, and run
> > "update-modules", afterwards, but WEP still is not working (with the above
> > messages).
> > When I try to set the WEP key manually with iwconfig I get:
> > Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
> > SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not supported.
PhD student, Computer Engineering and Informatics Dept., U of Patras, Greece
PGP/GPG Key fingerprint = CDC7 BA79 3C5D 9520 F9F1 FC56 6B2A 2EEB 0227 C528
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