[PATCH] mesh: Fix mesh SAE auth on low spec devices

Bob Copeland me at bobcopeland.com
Tue Jul 28 09:53:36 EDT 2015

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 10:37:45PM +0900, Masashi Honma wrote:
> On 2015年07月08日 22:41, Masashi Honma wrote:
> > On the IEEE 802.11 spec, the default value of dot11RSNASAERetransPeriod is
> > defined as 40(msec). But it looks short because generally mesh functionality
> > will be used on low spec devices. Indeed Raspberry Pi B+
> > (ARM ARM1176JZF-S 700MHz) requires 287(msec) for new sae_derive_pwe_ecc().
> >
> > So this patch makes the default to 1000(msec) and it configurable.
> Is there any comment on this patch ?

I think it is fine as far as I'm concerned.  I also noticed some of the
SAE strengthening patches caused some tests to fail due to SAE taking longer,
e.g. "SAE: Increase security parameter k to 40..." seems to make
wpas_mesh_secure_no_auto time-out.

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