Subject: Re: Support for WPA and/or IEEE 802.11i
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/18/2005 12:12:49
In article <20050516150556.GT27621@che.ojctech.com>,
David Young <email@example.com> writes:
>> is anybody on working for WPA and/or IEEE 802.11i support for NetBSD?
> Yes, the new net80211 from FreeBSD contains WPA support. There is a
> whole new userland for the new crypto stuff: wpa_supplicant, hostapd,
> ifconfig changes.
It would be great to get that because even WEP128 can get cracked in
minutes with newer version of the popular Wireless scanner like Airsnort.
Do you intend to import that into NetBSD? Can all wireless drivers be
enhanced to support that or does that depend on the hardware?
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/