[PATCH] nl80211 driver: correctly set the encrypt bit for eapol frames

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Sep 29 12:22:34 EDT 2008

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 09:51:46AM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> A recent kernel change led to all EAPOL frames being encrypted rather than
> just those for the group handshake. This is due to transmit processing in
> the kernel now using the proper interface which would encrypt those frames
> with the group key because hostapd wasn't requesting that they not be
> encrypted. This changes the nl80211 driver to not request encryption unless
> the EAPOL frame should be encrypted.

Thanks! Applied.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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