Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 812576
Wireless Virtual stations do not work
Last modified: 2012-04-22 00:16:35 EDT
Description of problem:
Virtual Wireless Station don't work
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
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.
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=]
It works with earlier versions such as 3.3.0-8.fc16.x86_64
The same happens using kernel 3.3.1-5.fc16.x86_64
Thanks in advance
Sorry I forget to mention:
Class: Network controller
Vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
Device: AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
SDevice: Device 30a1
There's a known regression in ath9k in 3.3.1. Should be fixed soon, right John?
I would expect 3.3.2 to address the issue.
(In reply to comment #4)
> I would expect 3.3.2 to address the issue.
Build, but not filed as an update yet.
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
kernel-3.3.2-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* 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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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.
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.