Re: WPA status 2006-01-08

On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 10:55 -0500, Robert Love wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-01-08 at 16:48 -0500, 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.
> So ... should we need these updates to use WPA, or for the driver to
> work at all?

Just to use WPA.  All cards should support WEP already since you don't
need fancy calls to do that...  Unless wpa_supplicant is trying to be

In the case of ipw2100, NM checks the range->enc_capa field for WPA
support bits, but WEP isn't determined from there.  If there are
problems with wpa_supplicant and WEP, then we definitely need to chase
those down.


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