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Date:	Fri, 14 Dec 2007 14:03:13 +0900
From:	Masakazu Mokuno <>
To:	Dan Williams <>
	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PS3: gelic: Add wireless support for PS3

On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:13:38 -0500
Dan Williams <> wrote:

> One more question; does the driver work with wpa_supplicant for WPA, or
> does the firmware capture the EAPOL frames and handle the 4 way
> handshake internally?  Ideally the firmware would have the ability to
> pass those frames up unmodified so the driver would at least have a
> _hope_ of 802.1x capability.  Does the firmware handle Dynamic WEP at
> all?
> Basically, what happens when the AP you've just associated with starts
> sending you EAPOL traffic to start the 802.1x process?

The PS3 wireless device does the association and 4way handshake in its
firmware/hypervisor.  No interventions between them are allowed to the guest
All frames which are sent/received from/to before the connection process
completed seems to be dropped by the hardware.  Only the static WEP is

Masakazu MOKUNO

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