Bug 812576 - Wireless Virtual stations do not work
Wireless Virtual stations do not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-04-14 22:10 EDT by Sergio Belkin
Modified: 2012-04-22 00:16 EDT (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17
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Last Closed: 2012-04-18 15:31:08 EDT
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Description Sergio Belkin 2012-04-14 22:10:07 EDT
Description of problem:

Virtual Wireless Station don't work

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Try to create Wireless Virtual interfaces as stations

Steps to Reproduce:
1.iw --debug phy phy0 interface add  sta0 type station
2.macchanger -r sta0
3.ip link set dev sta0 up
4.wpa_supplicant -t -i sta0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/psk.conf  
Actual results:

1334448658.278371: Trying to associate with 00:XX:70:XX:af:13 (SSID='dd-wrt' freq=2437 MHz)
1334448678.286869: Authentication with 00:XX:70:XX:af:13 timed out.

Expected results:

1334455656.073019: Trying to associate with 00:1a:70:5e:af:13 (SSID='dd-wrt' freq=2437 MHz)
1334455656.093922: Associated with 00:1a:70:5e:af:13
1334455656.115676: WPA: Key negotiation completed with 00:XX:70:XX:af:13 [PTK=CCMP GTK=TKIP]
1334455656.115734: CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED - Connection to 00:XX:70:XX:af:13 completed (auth) [id=0 id_str=]

Additional info:

It works with earlier versions such as 3.3.0-8.fc16.x86_64
Comment 1 Sergio Belkin 2012-04-14 22:42:18 EDT
The same happens using kernel 3.3.1-5.fc16.x86_64
Thanks in advance
Comment 2 Sergio Belkin 2012-04-14 23:00:42 EDT
Sorry I forget to mention:

lspci output:

Slot:   07:00.0
Class:  Network controller
Vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
Device: AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
SVendor:        Lenovo
SDevice:        Device 30a1
Rev:    01
Driver: ath9k
Module: ath9k

Sorry HTH
Comment 3 Josh Boyer 2012-04-15 10:18:05 EDT
There's a known regression in ath9k in 3.3.1.  Should be fixed soon, right John?
Comment 4 John W. Linville 2012-04-16 10:26:38 EDT
I would expect 3.3.2 to address the issue.
Comment 5 Josh Boyer 2012-04-16 10:35:43 EDT
(In reply to comment #4)
> I would expect 3.3.2 to address the issue.


Build, but not filed as an update yet.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-04-16 15:07:50 EDT
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-04-16 15:11:08 EDT
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-04-16 17:57:45 EDT
Package kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2012-04-18 15:31:08 EDT
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2012-04-22 00:16:35 EDT
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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