support for WPA2

linux newbie linux.newbie79 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 19:19:09 EDT 2010


Thanks Pavel.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 11:56 PM, Pavel Roskin <proski at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-04-29 at 09:40 +1000, linux newbie wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On our ARM based terminal we have cisco 350 pcmcia wireless card. I
>> downloaded the driver that supports WPA and things are working fine as
>> expected.
>>
>> In the cisco website it was mentioned that cisco 350 does not support
>> WPA2 as the radio lags AES.
>>
>> Is there any alternative to add support for WPA2? eg: by modifying the
>> driver with AES support (some weired idea ;) )
>
> I don't think anyone will help you with that.  The driver in the kernel
> doesn't appear to support even TKIP, so you are likely using some driver
> that was deemed inappropriate for the kernel.  Combine that with the
> fact that the hardware is obsolete.
>
>> If WPA2 is not possible at all, can you please recommend some other
>> PCMCIA cards with open source driver support?
>
> Anything with Prism chipset should work with the hostap driver.  See
> drivers/net/wireless/hostap/hostap_cs.c in the kernel sources for the
> device table.  I know, it's somewhat challenging to find such device on
> the market now.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Pavel Roskin
>


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