HostAP IEEE 802.1x modifications

Lars Viklund larsv
Thu Nov 14 03:59:25 PST 2002

On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 14:52, Oleg Izhvanov wrote:
>   The WEP rekeying mechanism is not stable yet. As EAPOL-Key frames isn't
> acknowledged by it's very nature, so AP can't guarantee the reception of the
> WEP key by a particular station, i.e. if the station doesn't receive the key 
> it won't be able to communicate with AP. Any ideas and methods of guaranteed
> delivery of WEP keys are welcome.

I think the 802.11i drafts specifies that the MAC level ACK should be
used for this purpose.

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