I just upgraded to Mandriva LE2005 (2.6.11, wpa_supplicant 0.3.6) from MDK 10.2 (2.6.8, wpa_supplicant 0.3.8). I seem to have to problems after this and I haven't managed to resolve any of them yet.
Note: I am using the same ndis driver for my BCM4306 after upgrade as I did before.
1) Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument.
[root@t boot]# modprobe -v ndiswrapper
[root@t boot]# service wpa_supplicant start
Starting wpa_supplicant: [ OK ]
[root@t boot]# ifup wlan0
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument.
2) ndiswrapper claims that ndis driver is not WPA capable. However, I haven't changed my driver and it worked before.
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: ndiswrapper version 1.1 loaded (preempt=no,smp=no)
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: ndiswrapper: driver bcmwl5 (Broadcom,04/09/2004, 126.96.36.199) loaded
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:03.0[A] -> GSI 5 (level, low) -> IRQ 5
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: ndiswrapper: using irq 5
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: wlan0: ndiswrapper ethernet device 00:90:4b:23:52:b2 using driver bcmwl5, configuration file 14E4:4324:1028:0001.5.conf
May 15 21:17:04 turing kernel: wlan0: encryption modes supported: WEP
May 15 21:17:15 turing wpa_supplicant: wpa_supplicant startup succeeded
May 15 21:17:15 turing kernel: ndiswrapper (wpa_set_wpa:1351): driver is not WPA capable
May 15 21:17:18 turing kernel: ndiswrapper (iw_set_encr:692): removing encryption key 0 failed (C0010015)
May 15 21:17:18 turing kernel: ndiswrapper (iw_set_bitrate:413): setting bit rate failed (C00000BB)
Seems as if it has something to do with wpa_supplicant (see below). There is a new driver out (R94827 was released a few months ago from Dell), so I'll try that aswell as ndiswrapper 1.2rc1.
[root@turing boot]# wpa_supplicant -w -d -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -iwlan0 -Dndiswrapper
Initializing interface 'wlan0' conf '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf' driver 'ndiswrapper'
Configuration file '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf' -> '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf'
Reading configuration file '/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf'
Priority group 0
Initializing interface (2) 'wlan0'
EAPOL: SUPP_PAE entering state DISCONNECTED
EAPOL: KEY_RX entering state NO_KEY_RECEIVE
EAPOL: SUPP_BE entering state INITIALIZE
EAP: EAP entering state DISABLED
EAPOL: External notification - portEnabled=0
EAPOL: External notification - portValid=0
Own MAC address: 00:90:4b:23:52:b2
Failed to enable WPA in the driver.
rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
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