Coexistence of tertiary firmware and 802.1X authentication

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Mon Jan 27 18:01:49 PST 2003

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 05:05:46PM +0800, Lin Yin-chang wrote:

>     So far as I know, 802.1X authentication is processed at hostapd and
> subsequent per-session WEP encryption and decryption is done at hostap
> driver. Is it possilbe to move the job of per-session encryption to
> firmware? It not, does it mean that tertiary firmware cannot coexist with
> 802.1X authentication-supported hostapd?

I would guess that it is possible to use tertiary firmware with 802.1X,
but I have not implemented this into Host AP driver or hostapd. After
all, this is Host AP driver, not "tertiary AP driver" ;-).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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