Re: Many attempts required for auth/assoc and lots of RetryErrs

From: Carlo Pires (
Date: 2002-09-10 17:58:34 UTC

Jouni Malinen wrote:

>I remember seeing a few reports about problems with getting station
>authenticated and associated when using kernel driver code for AP
>management functionality. This has usually resulted in repeated
>'authentication ...' and 'TX EXC RetryErr' messages.

Yes. I've got lot of TX EXC RetryErr with hostap in client mode accessing a Proxim ap.
If I put it to run in Ad-Hoc mode connecting with orinoco silver (also in Ad-Hoc) the quantity of RetryErr increases very much.

>I think I finally found the reason for this and hopefully improved the
>situation with the change I just added to CVS repository. In other
>words, if you have had problems like this, please test with the latest

Ok. I'll try it now.

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