Can I have one configuration that can handle both OPEN and SHARED WEP authentication?
zjujoe at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 6 21:41:39 EDT 2008
I searched in the kernel driver and found marvell
driver doesn't support setting OPEN & SHARED at same
time. I will try to advice them your suggestion. Thx!
--- Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi>写道:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 03:53:00PM +0800, Lixin Song
> > I tried and failed. wpa_supplicant just use
> > setting when I set auth_alg as OPEN & SHARED.
> Are you sure wpa_supplicant did that and not the
> driver you used? If you
> set auth_alg to OPEN SHARED, wpa_supplicant should
> try to configure the
> driver to allow both authentication algorithms.
> However, not all drivers
> support such configuration. With Linux wireless
> extensions, the driver
> would need to support SIOCSIWAUTH ioctl to set
> If it does not, wpa_supplicant falls back to using
> SIOCSIWENCODE which
> allows only one (either OPEN or SHARED) to be
> > Maybe we can implement a logic in
> > which try OPEN and SHARED one by one.
> That would be one workaround. Though, it might be
> cleaner to extend the
> driver to support setting of IW_AUTH_80211_AUTH_ALG
> and take care of
> trying each algorithm there, not in wpa_supplicant.
> Jouni Malinen
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