Re: WPA status 2006-01-08


On Sunday 08 January 2006 22:48, Dan Williams wrote:
> *) Your driver probably doesn't support WPA quite enough; you'll need a
> driver that does WEXT-18 or higher.  This means that it needs to set
> the enc_capa bits on return from the SIOCGIWRANGE call, which only
> hostap seems to do right now.
> The attached patch works for ipw2100, but only because it can already
> do WPA.  It was simply not telling NM that it could.  Other drivers may
> need substantial changes to work with WEXT-18's enhanced encryption
> API. Drivers that _may_ work with few changes: ipw2100, ipw2200, atmel,
> prism54.  Drivers that need lots of fixup: orinoco, airo, bcm43xx.

as a ipw2200 user may I forward this to ipw-devel list, or are you working 
somehow together with intel (or other) driver guys?!

Thanks for your excellent work.


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