I would appreciate any help. I am new to linux and have spend the last couple of days tearing my hair out on this problem.
Firstly I have an EEE 901 dual-booting Backtrack 4 final (with persistent changes)
Network card : RaLink RT2860
Problem : I can't connect to my home network with encryption turned on. If change my network to unencrypted it works fine so I assume the network card is setup ok. I also know this is not a hardware problem as it works fine on same machine under Crunch Bang which I also believe is ubuntu based.
I have tried
WICD first....failed to authenticate : either with psk as asci or hex
several other network manager programs (all have now been removed)
I am now using WPA_SUPPLICANT from the command line. I have followed numerous guides to creating wpa_supplicant.conf. I've tried just the ssid and psk in asci or in hex....no luck
I tried every setting I can come across for this and everytime I get.....
this keeps looping around until I hit ctrl+c when I get
#wpa_supplicant -Dwext -i ra0 -c/ect/wpa_supplicant.conf
ioctl[SIOCGIWSCAN] : Resource temporarily unavailable
Trying to associate with <ROUTER MAC ADDRESS> (SSID='PlusnetWireless' freq=2412 Mhz)
Authentication with <ROUTER MAC ADDRESS> timed out
iwlist ra0 scan suggests
^CCTRL-EVENT-TERMINATING - signal 2 received
Some other info...
IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
Group Cipher : CCMP
Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
#airmon-ng start ra0
Found one process that could cause trouble.....................
PID xxxxx dhclient (running on ra0)
Interface = ra0
Chipset = RaLink 2560 PCI
Driver = rt2500 (monitor mode enabled)
airodump-ng ra0 shows my network with following attributes
however, a windows server 2008r2 machine reports
Security type : WPA2-Personal
Encryption Type : AES
I have read CCMP is part of AES so is this effectively saying the same thing
Really sorry for such a long first post. I appreciate there alot of similar posts but I have read the ones I have come across, tried what was suggested and had no luck. Hope it all makes sense as very tired at the minute. Just want to get this working. I would appreciate any suggestions, whatever they may be.
Many thanks once again