Is the MIC of EAPoL-Key (2/4) affected by the .11 driver?

Ali Bahar ali
Tue Jun 14 07:05:13 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 08:35:59PM +0800, Ali Bahar wrote:
> Hi all,
> is the MIC of EAPoL-Key (2/4) affected by the 802.11 driver, or is it
> solely calculated by the supplicant?
> I am getting a "Michael MIC failure" from the AP, and am wondering if

> AFAIK only the supplicant is responsible for the building of the EAPOL
> pkt. The .11 driver is mere transport for it. So the under-development

A quick browsing of the wpa_supplicant code does suggest that the MIC
et al are built in userland.
This should leave only the /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf as the variable,
or the AP.


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