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Date:	Thu, 13 Dec 2007 12:35:40 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	drago01 <>
Cc:	linux-wireless <>,
	netdev <>,
	Michael Wu <>,
	Tomas Winkler <>, Jouni Malinen <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] mac80211: clean up frame receive handling

> > This cleans up the frame receive handling. After this patch
> >  * EAPOL frames addressed to us or the EAPOL group address are
> >    always accepted regardless of whether they are encrypted or not
> why? userspace (wap_supplicant) tryes to control this depending on the
> network settings.

No, wpa_supplicant actually requires EAPOL frames to go through. hostapd
currently wants them on the management interface but on the data
interface makes much more sense and doesn't matter for any sort of
control since we only let link-local and unicast packets through the
port control/drop_unencrypted.


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