Splitting function of wireless frame reception and decryption/encrypton

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Mar 11 03:54:48 PST 2022

On Sat, 2022-02-05 at 16:02 +0100, Ovidio Ruzzier wrote:
> Thank you Johannes,
> So by saying "the kernel would do it if not done in HW", do you mean
> that with some cheap chipsets ( :-) ) the kernel will take the
> responsibility of the decryption/encryption?


> Would you know some chipsets that can be programmed to pass encrypted
> frames to the kernel and then the kernel takes care of them?

Many, check ones that have "swcrypt" or similar parameters in the
kernel. The less firmware the better in this case ...


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