roaming with the wext driver when WPA isn't supported

Olivier Blin oblin
Fri Jul 29 02:51:59 PDT 2005

Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at> writes:

> Thanks! I added similar functionality into the development branch. The
> capability information must be taken from SIOCGIWRANGE, not
> SIOCGIWAUTH:IW_AUTH_WPA_VERSION (which reads the currently configured
> mode). This was able to complete IEEE 802.1X authentication with dynamic
> WEP keys when using Host AP driver with driver_wext and wireless
> extensions 17 (i.e., WPA not supported).

Thanks, I'll try this with rt2500 and driver_wext.
Any reason it shouldn't work?

Olivier Blin
Mandrakesoft becomes Mandriva

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