Is complete support for 802.11r implemented in wext drivers

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Mar 20 07:44:46 PDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 05:52:59PM +0530, rupesh sanagapalli wrote:
> I have observed that there is no complete support for 802.11r for
> normal wext based drivers. Some of the implementations are defined for
> CLIENT_MLME and SME defines. Does this mean, these are not implemented
> for normal wext drivers??


> Will this support be implemented in the future releases??


> or am I missing something.

WEXT is obsolete and has not been updated for years. If you want new
functionality, I would recommend moving to the current interface used in
Linux, i.e., nl80211.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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