Macbook Pro Wireless Reconnecting

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Published on 2011-02-13T23:37:52Z Indexed on 2011/02/14 7:33 UTC
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I'm using a WPA2 EAP network. I'm sitting next to the access point. The connection keeps dropping and taking ~10 seconds to reconnect. My other devices are staying online. What's causing it?

syslog:

 01:21:10  dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX on eth1 to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX port 67
 01:21:10  dhclient: DHCPACK of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): DHCPv4 state changed reboot -> renew
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   prefix 20 (XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX)
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   gateway XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:21:10  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   domain name 'server.domain.tld'
 01:21:10  dhclient: bound to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -- renewal in XXX seconds.
 01:33:30  dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX on eth1 to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX port 67
 01:33:30  dhclient: DHCPACK of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:33:30  dhclient: bound to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -- renewal in XXX seconds.
 01:35:13  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-STARTED EAP authentication started
 01:35:13  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-METHOD EAP vendor 0 method 25 (PEAP) selected
 01:35:14  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: EAP-MSCHAPV2: Authentication succeeded
 01:35:14  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: EAP-TLV: TLV Result - Success - EAP-TLV/Phase2 Completed
 01:35:14  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-SUCCESS EAP authentication completed successfully
 01:35:14  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  completed -> 4-way handshake
 01:35:14  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: WPA: Key negotiation completed with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX [PTK=CCMP GTK=TKIP]
 01:35:14  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  4-way handshake -> group handshake
 01:35:14  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  group handshake -> completed
 01:35:17  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-DISCONNECTED - Disconnect event - remove keys
 01:35:17  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  completed -> disconnected
 01:35:17  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  disconnected -> scanning
 01:35:26  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-DISCONNECTED - Disconnect event - remove keys
 01:35:26  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  scanning -> disconnected
 01:35:29  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  disconnected -> scanning
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 8 -> 3 (reason 11)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): deactivating device (reason: 11).
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): canceled DHCP transaction, DHCP client pid XX27
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) starting connection 'Auto XXXXXXXXXX'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 3 -> 4 (reason 0)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) scheduled...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  scanning -> disconnected
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) started...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) scheduled...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) complete.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) starting...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 4 -> 5 (reason 0)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1/wireless): access point 'Auto XXXXXXXXXX' has security, but secrets are required.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 5 -> 6 (reason 0)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) complete.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) scheduled...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) started...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 6 -> 4 (reason 0)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) scheduled...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) complete.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) starting...
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 4 -> 5 (reason 0)
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1/wireless): connection 'Auto XXXXXXXXXX' has security, and secrets exist.  No new secrets needed.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'ssid' value 'XXXXXXXXXX'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'scan_ssid' value '1'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'key_mgmt' value 'WPA-EAP'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'password' value '<omitted>'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'eap' value 'PEAP'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'fragment_size' value 'XXX0'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'phase2' value 'auth=MSCHAPV2'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'ca_cert' value '/etc/ssl/certs/Equifax_Secure_CA.pem'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: added 'identity' value 'XXXXXXX'
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) complete.
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Config: set interface ap_scan to 1
 01:35:32  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  disconnected -> scanning
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: Associated with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  scanning -> associated
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-STARTED EAP authentication started
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-METHOD EAP vendor 0 method 25 (PEAP) selected
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: EAP-MSCHAPV2: Authentication succeeded
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: EAP-TLV: TLV Result - Success - EAP-TLV/Phase2 Completed
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-SUCCESS EAP authentication completed successfully
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  associated -> 4-way handshake
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: WPA: Could not find AP from the scan results
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: WPA: Key negotiation completed with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX [PTK=CCMP GTK=TKIP]
 01:35:36  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED - Connection to XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX completed (reauth) [id=0 id_str=]
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  4-way handshake -> group handshake
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  group handshake -> completed
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1/wireless) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure) successful.  Connected to wireless network 'XXXXXXXXXX'.
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 3 of 5 (IP Configure Start) scheduled.
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 3 of 5 (IP Configure Start) started...
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 5 -> 7 (reason 0)
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Beginning DHCPv4 transaction (timeout in 45 seconds)
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> dhclient started with pid XX87
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 3 of 5 (IP Configure Start) complete.
 01:35:36  dhclient: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client VXXX.XXX.XXX
 01:35:36  dhclient: Copyright 2004-2009 Internet Systems Consortium.
 01:35:36  dhclient: All rights reserved.
 01:35:36  dhclient: For info, please visit https://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/
 01:35:36  dhclient: 
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): DHCPv4 state changed nbi -> preinit
 01:35:36  dhclient: Listening on LPF/eth1/XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
 01:35:36  dhclient: Sending on   LPF/eth1/XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
 01:35:36  dhclient: Sending on   Socket/fallback
 01:35:36  dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX on eth1 to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX port 67
 01:35:36  dhclient: DHCPACK of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:35:36  dhclient: bound to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -- renewal in XXX seconds.
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): DHCPv4 state changed preinit -> reboot
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 4 of 5 (IP4 Configure Get) scheduled...
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 4 of 5 (IP4 Configure Get) started...
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   prefix 20 (XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX)
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   gateway XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   nameserver 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX'
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info>   domain name 'server.domain.tld'
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 5 of 5 (IP Configure Commit) scheduled...
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 4 of 5 (IP4 Configure Get) complete.
 01:35:36  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 5 of 5 (IP Configure Commit) started...
 01:35:37  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): device state change: 7 -> 8 (reason 0)
 01:35:37  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): roamed from BSSID XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (XXXXXXXXXX) to XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (XXXXXXXXX)
 01:35:37  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Policy set 'Auto XXXXXXXXXX' (eth1) as default for IPv4 routing and DNS.
 01:35:37  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) successful, device activated.
 01:35:37  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> Activation (eth1) Stage 5 of 5 (IP Configure Commit) complete.
 01:35:43  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: Trying to associate with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (SSID='XXXXXXXXXX' freq=2412 MHz)
 01:35:43  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  completed -> associating
 01:35:43  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: Association request to the driver failed
 01:35:46  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: Associated with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
 01:35:46  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  associating -> associated
 01:35:46  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  associated -> 4-way handshake
 01:35:46  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: WPA: Key negotiation completed with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX [PTK=CCMP GTK=TKIP]
 01:35:46  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED - Connection to XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX completed (reauth) [id=0 id_str=]
 01:35:46  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  4-way handshake -> group handshake
 01:35:46  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  group handshake -> completed
 01:40:47  wpa_supplicant[XX60]: WPA: Group rekeying completed with XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX [GTK=TKIP]
 01:40:47  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  completed -> group handshake
 01:40:47  NetworkManager[XX40]: <info> (eth1): supplicant connection state:  group handshake -> completed
 01:50:19  dhclient: DHCPREQUEST of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX on eth1 to XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX port 67
 01:50:19  dhclient: DHCPACK of XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX from XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX

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