which ioctl in driver takes WPA-TKIP passphrase?

Dan Williams dcbw
Tue Feb 20 18:10:16 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 14:49 -0800, hong zhang wrote:
> List,
> I konw WEP key is passed through ieee80211_ioctl_setkey() in madwifi
> driver.
> Could anyone please tell me which ioctl function in madwifi driver
> takes
> wpa-tkip passphrase?
> I try to pass a wpa-tkip passphrase down to madwifi driver but I do
> not know which ioctl() should take it.

You don't push the passphrase to the driver, you hash the passphrase
with wpa_passphrase to get the key and you push the key down to the
driver using SIOCSIWENCODEEXT.  Drivers certainly shouldn't be accepting
passphrases unless they are smoking really, really unholy crack.


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