iwlist scan output incorrect?

Viktor Oleinik voleinik at shaw.ca
Mon Mar 17 17:04:20 UTC 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jim barnes" <mail.list.mail at gmail.com>
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.user
To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 4:57 AM
Subject: Re: iwlist scan output incorrect?

> On Sunday 16 March 2008 11:20:30 pm Vitorio Okio wrote:
>> I start thinking that this is my card (Dell 1490 Dual Band WLAN Mini
>> Card) reporting back to iwlist incorrect data.  I strongly believe
>> that DD-WRT set to WPA2/AES only would reject the connection with a
>> client attempting to use TKIP encryption instead.
>> But so far, after googling for a couple of hours, I could not find
>> anybody confirming it.  And since its about security, and I'm quite
>> new to Linux, it bothers me.
> Can you ssh into your router and run this command to see if in fact the 
> settings you expect are in nvram?
> ~ # nvram show | grep aes
> wl_crypto=aes
> size: 26100 bytes (6668 left)
> wl0_wds0=*,auto,aes,psk2,GoPlayElsewhere!,MyVerySecretPassphrase
> wl0_crypto=aes

Yes the settings are in nvram.  Here is the output:

~#nvram show | grep aes

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