No wireless in OP 11.3 M2

Finally was able to get wireless working in traditional mode (ifup) thanks to help from lwfinger. Never did get either NetworkManager or Wicd to work in wireless.

I installed OS 11.3M2 yesterday and now even ifup won’t make a wireless connection. Rather, I connect to the wireless router (Linksys WRT54G) but can’t get name resolution past the router. I can ping successfully but nothing else.

This error appears to come from wpa-supplicant:

laptop:/home/tom/Documents # rcnetwork restart
Shutting down network interfaces:
    br0
    br0                                                              done
    eth0      device: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express
Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)
    eth0                                                             done
    wlan0     device: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
    wlan0                                                            done
Shutting down service network  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .             done
Hint: you may set mandatory devices in /etc/sysconfig/network/config
Setting up network interfaces:
    eth0      device: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express
Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)
    eth0      IP address: 0.0.0.0/32
    eth0                                                             done
    wlan0     device: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
    wlan0     starting wpa_supplicant
ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument
ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument
    wlan0     Starting DHCP4 client. . .
    wlan0     IP address: 192.168.1.101/24
    wlan0                                                            done
    br0
    br0       Ports: [eth0]
    br0       forwarddelay (see man ifcfg-bridge)  not ready. Proceeding in
background.
    br0       Starting DHCP4 client. . . . . . . .
    br0       DHCP4 continues in background
    br0                                                              waiting
Setting up service network  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .             done
SuSEfirewall2: Setting up rules from /etc/sysconfig/SuSEfirewall2 ...

Sysctl.conf shows:

# Disable response to broadcasts.
# You don't want yourself becoming a Smurf amplifier.
net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts = 1
# enable route verification on all interfaces
net.ipv4.conf.all.rp_filter = 1
# disable IPv6 completely
# net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
# enable IPv6 forwarding
#net.ipv6.conf.all.forwarding = 1
# increase the number of possible inotify(7) watches
fs.inotify.max_user_watches = 65536
# avoid deleting secondary IPs on deleting the primary IP
net.ipv4.conf.default.promote_secondaries = 1
net.ipv4.conf.all.promote_secondaries = 1
net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1

/etc/networks has only loopback and link-local.

Ifcfg-wlan0:

BOOTPROTO='dhcp4'
BROADCAST=''
ETHTOOL_OPTIONS=''
IPADDR=''
MTU=''
NAME='Intel Mobile 4 series 5100bg'
NETMASK=''
NETWORK=''
REMOTE_IPADDR=''
STARTMODE='auto'
USERCONTROL='yes'
WIRELESS_AP=''
WIRELESS_AUTH_MODE='psk'
WIRELESS_BITRATE='auto'
WIRELESS_CA_CERT=''
WIRELESS_CHANNEL=''
WIRELESS_CLIENT_CERT=''
WIRELESS_CLIENT_KEY=''
WIRELESS_CLIENT_KEY_PASSWORD=''
WIRELESS_DEFAULT_KEY='0'
WIRELESS_EAP_AUTH=''
WIRELESS_EAP_MODE=''
WIRELESS_ESSID='MY-NETWORK'
WIRELESS_FREQUENCY=''
WIRELESS_KEY=''
WIRELESS_KEY_0=''
WIRELESS_KEY_1=''
WIRELESS_KEY_2=''
WIRELESS_KEY_3=''
WIRELESS_KEY_LENGTH='128'
WIRELESS_MODE='Managed'
WIRELESS_NICK=''
WIRELESS_NWID=''
WIRELESS_PEAP_VERSION=''
WIRELESS_POWER='yes'
WIRELESS_WPA_ANONID=''
WIRELESS_WPA_IDENTITY=''
WIRELESS_WPA_PASSWORD=''
WIRELESS_WPA_PSK='MY-PASSWORD'

Messages from /var/log/messages | grep wlan0

Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop ifup:     wlan0     device: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop ifup-wireless:     wlan0     starting wpa_supplicant
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop kernel:   393.113019] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop ifup-dhcp:     wlan0     Starting DHCP4 client
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: dhcpcd 3.2.3 starting
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: hardware address = 00:22:fb:92:f9:e8
Feb 17 10:25:30 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: broadcasting for a lease
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.643791] wlan0: direct probe to AP 00:06:25:ea:15:27 (try 1)
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.647152] wlan0: direct probe responded
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.647156] wlan0: authenticate with AP 00:06:25:ea:15:27 (try 1)
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.649112] wlan0: authenticated
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.649134] wlan0: associate with AP 00:06:25:ea:15:27 (try 1)
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.651460] wlan0: RX AssocResp from 00:06:25:ea:15:27 (capab=0x431 status=0 aid=1)
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.651463] wlan0: associated
Feb 17 10:25:31 laptop kernel:   394.653013] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready
Feb 17 10:25:34 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: offered 192.168.1.101 from 192.168.1.1
Feb 17 10:25:34 laptop kernel:   397.547339] martian source 255.255.255.255 from 192.168.1.1, on dev wlan0
Feb 17 10:25:34 laptop kernel:   397.652996] martian source 255.255.255.255 from 192.168.1.1, on dev wlan0
Feb 17 10:25:34 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: checking 192.168.1.101 is available on attached networks
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: leased 192.168.1.101 for 86400 seconds
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: no renewal time supplied, assuming 43200 seconds
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: no rebind time supplied, assuming 75600 seconds
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: adding IP address 192.168.1.101/24
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: adding default route via 192.168.1.1 metric 0
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop avahi-daemon[4631]: Joining mDNS multicast group on interface wlan0.IPv4 with address 192.168.1.101.
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop avahi-daemon[4631]: New relevant interface wlan0.IPv4 for mDNS.
Feb 17 10:25:35 laptop avahi-daemon[4631]: Registering new address record for 192.168.1.101 on wlan0.IPv4.
Feb 17 10:25:36 laptop ifdown:     wlan0     device: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
Feb 17 10:25:36 laptop ifup:     wlan0     device: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
Feb 17 10:25:36 laptop dhcpcd[9622]: wlan0: exiting
Feb 17 10:25:36 laptop ifup-dhcp:     wlan0     IP address: 192.168.1.101/24
Feb 17 10:25:57 laptop SuSEfirewall2: using default zone 'ext' for interface wlan0
Feb 17 10:26:01 laptop SuSEfirewall2: using default zone 'ext' for interface wlan0
tom@laptop:~/Documents> 

The contents of /etc/wpa-supplicant:

ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
ctrl_interface_group=wheel

As I stated earlier, wireless did work in ifup with OS 11.3M1. Has the changes in 11.3M2 made some new configuration necessary?

Disregard previous message. Got it working. The problem was a munged /etc/wpa-supplicant/wpa-supplicant.conf file. Backup before upgrading reall works. Copied the above file from the backup and now it works.

Appologies to all viewers.