RAM consumption of supplicant IoT?

khali singh khali3620 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 01:21:50 PDT 2016


Thanks all for your feedback.


On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 4:13 AM, Weedy <weedy2887 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20 Jun 2016 5:27 am, "khali singh" <khali3620 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wonder if anyone has some numbers on the RAM consumption of a
>> supplicant. I know it would be depend on the actual EAP method used,
>> but I was wondering what kind of numbers are we talking about. Is it a
>> few kB or way more?
>> I was thinking to build a stripped down version of wpa_supplicant with
>> only the bare essentials and one EAP method for usage in IoT type
>> devices.
> Look into the SDK of the esp8266, I know it uses a lot of OSS things and I
> believe wpa_supplicant. The board itself only has 1MiB of ram in most
> iterations. And that holds the entire OS with room to storage for user
> programs.

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