Subject: Re: wpa_supplicant and linksys wrt54gl
To: Rui Paulo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sam Leffler <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2007 11:26:14
Rui Paulo wrote:
> On 20 Jan 2007, at 12:55, haad wrote:
>> This week I bought new linksys wrt54Gl router.
>> My laptop has ipw card.
> Unfortunately, wpa_supplicant won't work with ipw because the ipw driver
> doesn't work correctly with the net80211 stack.
I circulated mods for the freebsd version that overhauled the driver to
more properly integrate w/ net80211 but got zero feedback so lost
interest. wpa worked but because of firmware bugs it was very fragile.
Given the cost of minipci cards that do b/g it's really hard to get
inspired about improving support for legacy cards like this.
Separately we should verify that wpa_supplicant dtrt when a driver isn't
marked as WPA-capable. I suspect it does not which is the root cause of