IEEE8021X and WEP40

Zhu Yi yi.zhu at intel.com
Tue Sep 8 22:34:27 EDT 2009


On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 05:21 +0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> In theory, it should. However, I have not tested this very thoroughly.
> Are you also using dynamic WEP key from the Authenticator, i.e.,
> changing the WEP key at the end of the authentication and only using the
> static key during EAP authentication? At which point does the issue show
> up? Association? Key configuration after EAP authentication?

No, I don't use dynamic WEP key after authentication. The problem is
iwmc3200wifi needs to be configured with the correct cipher (WEP40 in
this case) and keys. But wpa_supplicant provides WEP104 cipher with 5
bytes keys. This confuses the firmware.

Thanks,
-yi



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