How to get WPA-Support with NetworkManager?
roger at gwch.net
Sat Jan 28 21:19:46 UTC 2006
Am Samstag, den 28.01.2006, 16:08 -0500 schrieb Dan Williams:
> On Sat, 2006-01-28 at 22:06 +0100, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> > Am Samstag, den 28.01.2006, 15:57 -0500 schrieb Dan Williams:
> > > On Sat, 2006-01-28 at 20:37 +0100, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> > > > Hey,
> > > >
> > > > read about WPA-support with NetworkManager. How can i get this? I have
> > > > already wpa_suuplicant in use...
> > >
> > > First you need a card with WEXT-compliant WPA support. That means using
> > > the 'wext' driver of wpa_supplicant. Second, even if that works, the
> > > card's driver needs to set the enc_capa field for it's iw_range
> > > structure, which at least ipw does right now. The other drivers
> > > in-kernel don't actually support WPA yet.
> > >
> > > Dan
> > >
> > Thanks Dan,
> > so no chance with ndiswrapper
> Hmm, likely not. Is this from CVS?
no, i use an older version of wpa_supplicant, but i had to compile it
against ndiswrapper, so this was no problem at all.
My hope was to have something standard from fedora. E.G Freebsd uses
ndis with wpa_supplicant as a standard.
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