Using "software" WEP encryption

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Wed Oct 30 18:32:03 EST 2002


On Wednesday 30 October 2002 06:04 pm, Marcel Prisi wrote:
> Hi again !
>
<snip>
> As I am running v 1.4.9 of the card's firmware, hostap kindly used
> hardware-based WEP encryption. Is there a way to revert to software-based
> WEP encryption, in order to "benchmark" it ?

Absolutely.  The prism2_param utility has an option to enable software WEP I 
believe.

> I think I'll finally fire up openvpn instead of WEP :-)
>

host_encrypt:
  0 = do not use host encryption unless in Host AP mode
  1 = use host encryption in all modes

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Jason Boxman
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