wpa_supplicant v0.5.4 and ndiswrapper 1.21 not working

Kel Modderman kelrin at tpg.com.au
Wed Aug 9 11:37:31 EDT 2006


On Thursday 10 August 2006 01:19, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 00:52 +1000, Kel Modderman wrote:
> > wext == Wireless Extensions
>
> Indeed.
>
> > The WEXT code (in the kernel source) provides a common set of "tools" for
> > all wireless kernel modules to use for various different functions. Being
> > common by supporting WEXT is an advantage, and something sort for by good
> > wireless kernel modules, as it means that the behaviour of each module is
> > similar to the next.
>
> So, presumably, ndiswrapper added the (generic, wext) extensions that
> wpa_supplicant wants to use so it no longer has to use ndiswrapper
> specific ones?

Yep.

>
> I guess when ndiswrapper did this, they removed their own specific
> extensions?

IIRC, this transition happened with the release of ndiswrapper 1.16.

Thanks, Kel.



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