H2 properly Test that a card is a WiFi NIC?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Oct 14 11:13:28 PDT 2006

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 10:22:19AM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> What test is used by the supplicant to determine whether an adaptor is
> actually a wifi card that will work with the sup / service?

wpa_supplicant goes through the standard capability queries Microsoft
defined for WPA/WPA2 and if none of those indicate any wireless
capabilities and OID_802_11_INFRASTRUCTURE_MODE is failing, the adapter
is assumed to be a wired adapter.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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