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    SubjectRe: Regression in 2.6.27-git from commit 43ac2ca3840f64
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    On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 07:46:27PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
    > On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 10:37 -0700, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
    >
    > > If you want me to understand what it's about, you may want to
    > > give me a bit more context.
    >
    > Sorry. Basically, Larry is saying that due to a kernel change, iwlist
    > will print out things like
    > IE: Unknown: 0017465249545A21426F7820466F6E20574C414E2037313133
    > IE: Unknown: 010482848B96
    > IE: Unknown: 030106
    > IE: Unknown: 2A0106
    > IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
    > Group Cipher : TKIP
    > Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
    > Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
    > IE: Unknown: 32080C1218243048606C
    > IE: WPA Version 1
    > Group Cipher : TKIP
    > Pairwise Ciphers (1) : TKIP
    > Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
    > IE: Unknown: DD0A0800280101000200FF0F
    > IE: Unknown: DD180050F2020101800003A4000027A4000042435E0062322F00
    >
    >
    > where all the IE: Unknown lines are unexpected.

    Unexpected, but not broken. That's good.

    > > Alternatively, just send me a patch for Wireless Tools, and
    > > I'll put it in the next release. Wireless Tools is still maintained
    > > and I still do releases, even if I don't put much cycles into it.
    >
    > The problem is that we don't quite know what to do about them :)

    We are not supposed to "do" anything, but to show the
    underlying data in a user friendly way. I can't believe that we could
    not parse this data properly, we manage to parse other IEs
    correctly. If you are debugging a problem with wpa_supplicant, or a
    Access Point issue, what would *you* want to see there.

    > johannes

    Have fun...

    Jean




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