[PATCH] wpa_supplicant: Add support for PS3 Linux wireless driver

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Mar 12 06:46:57 PDT 2008

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 05:20:38PM +0900, Masakazu Mokuno wrote:

> - Define a new capability bit to tell that the driver does 4way
>   handshake in the firmware, like:

> - Define new key types for PMK(PSK in WPA-personal) and/or WPA
>   passphrase for iw_encode_ext like:

> Userspace supplicants would do the followings:

> The above is what I can guess now.  I think there are
> mistakes/misunderstanding in the above.
> Jouni, how do you think?

That sounds complete and assuming people are fine adding new
functionality into Linux wireless extensions (that's assuming quite a
lot, but well..) this would be the preferred way of implementing the
support. Since the PS3 driver specific differences are minimal, it
should not require a new driver wrapper in wpa_supplicant. These changes
are not really PS3 specific since similar design could be used by other
drivers, too (and is already used by some non-Linux WLAN drivers).

Anyway, I'm also open to integrating the patch with a separate PS3
driver wrapper as a temporary solution if there are problems in getting
a generic interface included in the kernel.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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