Re: Problem with authentication algorithm 0

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-05-23 18:58:14 UTC

On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 05:46:52PM +0200, Povl H. Pedersen wrote:

> I try to run without a shared secret, but just plain anonymous,
> and I get the following error in syslog:
> May 23 17:22:20 home kernel: wlan0: authentication: 00:30:ab:17:0a:6c len=6, auth_alg=0, auth_transaction=1, status_code=0, fc=0x08b0
> May 23 17:22:20 home kernel: wlan0: Unsupported authentication
algorithm (0)

Would you by any change have changed ap_auth_algs value with prism2_param (or directly with iwpriv)? That message about unsupported auth. alg. 0 should only occur if bit0 was cleared from auth_algs (e.g., by setting it to 0 or 2; default is 3).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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