wep decrypt?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Sep 8 02:00:22 EDT 2004


On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 03:18:23PM +1000, snai8255 at mail.usyd.edu.au wrote:

> does anyone know where in the source code is the wep decrypt function being called from?i put a
> printk
> in prism2_wep_encrypt and prism2_wep_decrypt.the funny thing is i can see "prism2_wep_encrypt" when
> i do dmesg but no sign of prism2_wep_decrypt anywhere:(

You may have to force the driver to use host-side decryption with
'iwpriv wlan0 host_decrypt 1' for this. By default, encryption and
decryption are done in the wlan card if the station firmware is known to
work correctly (many of them have bugs for some cases). You can also
verify the current configuration with 'iwpriv wlan0 gethost_encrypt'.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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