[PATCH] wpa_supplicant: problem with WEP / shared key auth

Lubomir Gelo lgelo at cnc.sk
Wed Aug 25 05:26:08 EDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 15:49, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 02:22:36PM +0200, Lubomir Gelo wrote:
> 
> > I've discovered that wpa_supplicant always sets AUTH_ALG_OPEN_SYSTEM so
> > WEP authentication with APs requiring SHARED KEY authentication is
> > impossible. 
> 
> > IMHO there should be configuration directive which enables SHARED_KEY
> > authentication for particular network block. Should I send patch ?
> 
> Yes, please.

Attached patch adds ability to set WEP authentication type.
New network block configuration command is "wep_auth_type" and
allowed values are:
OPEN = for open system (this is default value)
SHARED = for shared key authetication

Currently only hostap and ndiswrapper drivers can set authentication
algorithms.

-- 
Lubomir Gelo <lgelo at cnc.sk>
CNC a.s.
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