Static wep keys not set

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Apr 7 08:47:16 PDT 2007

On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 12:37:44PM +0200, Rodolfo Giometti wrote:

> After digging hostapd code I found that the problem is that the WEP key is set
> _before_ enabling privacy.

I would not agree with that part. It shouldn't really matter which order
these are set in.

> Also ieee802_1x_init() should not disable privacy if it is not used otherwise
> it will disable static WEB.

But this one is correct. ieee802_1x_init() should indeed not disable
PrivacyInvoked anymore. This is a relic of the time when hostapd did not
support configuring static WEP keys at all.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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