[PATCH V2 0/9] nl80211: add support for PTK/GTK handshake offload

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu May 18 02:22:35 PDT 2017

On Thu, 2017-05-18 at 10:18 +0200, Arend Van Spriel wrote:
> > We should therefore probably set the expectation that wpa_s - if
> > it's new enough - always uses the offloaded functionality and
> > always sets the WANT_1X. Then this is even better with such
> > drivers, since they can immediately reject the connect() command if
> > want_1x isn't set.

> Personally I am fine with this and it is how I tested it. So no
> network configuration or driver parameter in wpa_s.conf (mainly
> because I am lazy ;-) ). However, if the driver supports both offload
> and non-offload why not leave it up to user-space. Might be useful if
> people can try either way for example when debugging connection
> issues.

If that should be possible though, then we'd probably want to have
feature bit both ways, otherwise we'll probably get hard-to-debug
failures at some point with this?


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