WPS ER with Dnone

soumya.sardar at wipro.com soumya.sardar at wipro.com
Tue May 17 23:38:30 EDT 2011


I am little confused here. I have linux laptop, where I am trying to
build wpa_supplicant 0.7.3 to use it as an wireless ER. So does ER send
and receive only IP packets for both wireless or UpnP version? 

For wirless ER my understanding was its still need to send wifi frames
using the wireless chip.

Regards
Soumya

-----Original Message-----
From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com
[mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:01 PM
To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
Subject: Re: WPS ER with Dnone

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 08:24:45PM +0530, soumya.sardar at wipro.com wrote:
> Is it mandatory to use -Dnone while running  wpa_supplicant to be used
> as Exrernal register.

No, it is fine to use ER commands on top of any driver wrapper.

> And if yes, with Dnone, how the wpa_supplicant will talk to the
device?

ER does not need to talk to the device for anything else apart from
sending out and receiving IP packets.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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