use cases for ieee8021x=0?

Johannes Berg johannes at
Thu Nov 22 05:28:28 EST 2007

> > # Require IEEE 802.1X authorization
> > #ieee8021x=1
> > 
> > but I don't see a use case for turning it off. Is there any?
> IEEE 802.1X authorization is not used in open, static WEP, or
> WPA-Personal (PSK) configurations. It is only enabled for IEEE 802.1X
> (with or without dynamic WEP) and WPA-Enterprise.

I see. It's a completely different thing than the "ieee802_1x" setting
in the kernel, that confused me.

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