jon.garciadesalazar at jon.garciadesalazar
Fri Oct 27 00:45:50 PDT 2006

Thanks Bryan.

So, if I use a WPA2 capable hardware along with wpa_supplicant there 
should be no problem to use either of them (PEAP or EAP-FAST). Am I right?

Bryan Kadzban <bryan at> escribi? el 26/10/2006 

> On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 01:59:49PM +0200, jon.
> garciadesalazar at wrote:
> > Could anyone tell me how different PEAP and EAP-FAST are?
> > Do they need different hardware support? Is any PEAP capable wifi 
> > EAP-FAST capable too?
> Both PEAP and EAP-FAST are EAP methods.  EAP is processed by the
> supplicant, not the hardware.  Any hardware that works with WPA2 should
> support both of these EAP methods, although the supplicant that you use
> may not.
> (Actually I'm not positive that support for WPA2-EAP is part of the
> requirement for WPA2, but I'd think it would be.  *Actually*, I'd
> suspect that the hardware wouldn't care at all whether your network is
> using EAP or not, but it may affect whether certain information elements
> are passed to userspace.  I doubt it, but it's possible.)
> [anexo "attemhoh.dat" eliminado por Jon Garc?a de Salazar 
> Bilbao/Telvent/Abengoa] 
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