[Bug 348275] Re: [iwlagn] networkmanager applet cannot connect to WPA2 home network (intel 4965)

Igor Lopez igor.lopez at bredband.net
Fri Apr 3 19:15:01 UTC 2009

This is still a problem for some users:
    description: Notebook    
    product: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
    vendor: Hewlett-Packard             
    version: 1                          
    serial: xxxxxxxxxx                  
    width: 64 bits                      
    capabilities: smbios-2.4 dmi-2.4 vsyscall64 vsyscall32

 ~$ uname -a
   2.6.28-11-generic #39-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 2 04:39:54 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 ~$ dmesg | grep ath5k
[   15.231457] ath5k_pci 0000:09:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[   15.231470] ath5k_pci 0000:09:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[   15.231558] ath5k_pci 0000:09:00.0: registered as 'phy0'
[   15.372371] ath5k phy0: Atheros AR2425 chip found (MAC: 0xe2, PHY: 0x70)
[   30.535823] ath5k phy0: gain calibration timeout (2412MHz)
[   30.535827] ath5k phy0: can't reset hardware (-11)
[   30.907197] ath5k phy0: gain calibration timeout (2412MHz)
[   30.907202] ath5k phy0: can't reset hardware (-11)

 ~$ sudo lshw
*-network DISABLED                                                                                                                                                                              
    description: Wireless interface                                                                                                                                                            
    product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter                                                                                                                                     
    vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.                                                                                                                                                        
    physical id: 0                                                                                                                                                                             
    bus info: pci at 0000:09:00.0                                                                                                                                                                 
    logical name: wmaster0                                                                                                                                                                     
    version: 01                                                                                                                                                                                
    serial: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx                                                                                                                                                                  
    width: 64 bits                                                                                                                                                                             
    clock: 33MHz                                                                                                                                                                               
    capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix bus_master cap_list logical ethernet physical wireless                                                                                                
    configuration: broadcast=yes driver=ath5k_pci latency=0 module=ath5k multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg 

 ~$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

wmaster0  no wireless extensions.

wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:""
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Tx-Power=0 dBm
          Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

This used to work aprox one week ago but I am doing upgrades every day and it just broke.
It could very well been with one kernel upgrade.
My router is setup using WPA2 and works with my other Ubuntu 8.10 i686 installation on same machine.

[iwlagn] networkmanager applet cannot connect to WPA2 home network (intel 4965)
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