Problem connecting to static WEP

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Tue Nov 20 23:58:54 EST 2007


On Wednesday 21 November 2007 14:45:32 Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 03:05:15PM +1000, Kel Modderman wrote:
> > Just a note, ndiswrapper supports only WEXT for a long time now.
> >
> > Jouni, what reservations would you have to the removal of
> > driver_ndiswrapper backend in the 0.6.X branch?
>
> I would rather not remove it from the source package (but expect distros
> to disable it in binary packages) as long as there is possibility for
> someone using the old version. Anyway, I would be fine with adding text
> describing the situation and recommending users to use driver_wext.c
> instead in defconfig/README/etc. driver_ndiswrapper.c could also be made
> to show errors that suggest testing driver_wext if some of ioctls fail.

Ok. Making noise about using -Dwext on ndiswrapper ioctl failure would be a 
nice feature to have. Giridhar said on irc that he would be quite happy with 
this change.

Thanks, Kel.



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