80211 patch1

Johannes Hofmann Johannes.Hofmann at gmx.de
Sat Apr 22 00:05:30 PDT 2006


the patch works great for me on a Thinkpad T42p with iwi. Even WPA
works fine and is faster than IPSEC.

Thanks a lot,

PS: Did I mention, that the mercurial repository is great, 
especially for testing inofficial patches :-)

Sepherosa Ziehau <sepherosa at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have managed to port fbsd6's net80211, based on patch sumbitted by
> Andrew Atrens and Adrian Michael Nida
> Please try following patch:
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/802_11.diff1
> 1) This patch is against src/ *not* against src/sys/
> 2) Please don't forget "-p0" in the `patch' command
> 3) Please compile kernel/modules with INVARANTS
> 4) There is a noticable change in ifconfig(8): if you use WEP,
> 'weptxkey' option *must* be supplied now
> This patch is quite gross and will be rearranged at a later time.  In
> this stage, I just want to assert that 80211 layer in DragonFly needs
> *no* extra serialize/mutex mechanism due to the nature of the NIC's
> serialization framework
> awi(4) is unhooked both in GENERIC and LINT temporarily
> If you have an awi(4) and can help testing, please let me know, thanks
> For people that have ral(4) and want to give it a try, please take a look at:
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/ral
> I have tested acx(4), wi(4) and ral(4).  The rest of the drivers
> compile cleanly, please test them, thanks
> WPA's functionality is tested with an ral(4).  I don't have an AP that
> supports WPA2, so if you have one please test it, thanks
> WPA is supported for iwi(4) and ral(4) currently, `wpa_supplicant' and
> a brief tutorial (written by Sam Leffler) is at:
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/wpa
> NOTE: you can build `wpa_supplicant' in wpa_supp/ *not* in wpa_supplicant/
> Thank Sam Leffler and many other people for their great work
> Thank Andrew Atrens and Adrian Michael Nida for submitting the patch
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