rsn in adhoc mode?

gtab s froyoapps at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 10:01:31 EDT 2011


> > Hi,
> >
> > Would like to use RSN in adhoc mode, wpa_supplicant contains
> > ibss_rsn.c file which gets compiled with CONFIG_IBSS_RSN=y, got
> > following questions, can some point in right direction?
> >
> > 1) Does wpa_supplicant supports rsn in adhoc mode, is it functional?
> >
> > 2) What are ioctls/wireless extensions the driver is expected to
> > support for rsn in adhoc mode?
>
> The driver must support nl80211/cfg80211, not WEXT.  WEXT is dead and
> cannot be extended for this kind of support.
>
> Dan
>
>
>
Yes WEXT is dead as far as future development is considered, since
supplicant already has ibss_rsn.c, wondering what is its functional status,
will rsn in ibss mode work by using wpa_supplicant or not? let it be
cfg80211 or WEXT.

if it will work, what are the cmds/events the driver needs to support?

if it won't work, what else needs to be taken care by wpa_supplicant in
addition to the existing functionality?

Thanks
Danny
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