[PATCH] HostAP/Cisco VPN compatibility

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Dec 1 20:51:38 EST 2002

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 04:54:15PM -0800, Cyrus Behroozi wrote:

> I finally discovered why my laptop could connect fine to our VPN using
> Cisco and Lucent wireless cards but not with its built-in PRISM card
> running HostAP. The Cisco-supplied VPN client was objecting to devices
> that weren't named "ethX"!
> Attached is a patch for the 2002-12-01 CVS driver.

So, Cisco VPN client does not work over PPP either? I would suggest
patching that client and not Host AP driver. If you need to work around
this, I would agree with Vladimir. Please, just rename the interface
after Host AP driver has initialized it. This does not need any extra
code in the driver.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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