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SubjectRe: wpa supplicant/ipw3945, ESSID last char missing
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 11:42:41AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Thu Oct 05, 2006 at 12:43:57PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Wireless Extensions has reached end-of-life, and so we only need to
> > support what's out there in wide distribution.
> Hmm, so what is going to replace it? I was messing about with my
> old powerbook G4 titanium, trying to make wpa_supplicant work
> when I realized the airport/orinoco driver used for my powerbook
> can't handle WPA since that apparently requires at least WE-18.
> I started looking into what it would take to teach the orinoco
> driver about WE>=18. But I suppose there is no point in my
> looking further if WE is heading to the great bit-bucket in the
> sky.

Driver fixes to support later WE versions are still welcome.
Information on supporting WPA for that driver will still be needed
for cfg80211.


John W. Linville
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