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Date:	Fri, 21 Dec 2007 15:17:28 +0900
From:	Masakazu Mokuno <>
To:	Jouni Malinen <>
Cc:	Dan Williams <>,,,,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PS3: gelic: Add wireless support for PS3

	Hi Jouni,

On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 17:42:44 -0800
Jouni Malinen <> wrote:

> However, there is a part that you are not going to like.. This is likely
> using a private ioctl for some parts of the association requests, i.e.,
> no -Dwext.. I would assume that this could be cleaned up, though, if
> WEXT would be extended a bit to allow one more enc_capa to notify
> whether the driver wants to take care of 4-way handshake and to allow
> the PSK to be configured with a new key type.

Yes, as the current WEXT did not have this feature, I could not but
design the new PS3 driver in that way.

> It would be interesting to see whether the driver/firmware/hypervisor
> could be convinced to allow EAPOL frames to go through between
> association and 4-way handshake (which would be completed by
> driver/firmware). This is the way I can support WPA/WPA2-Enterprise with
> OSX..

I had asked the hypervisor guy. Unfortunately all EAPOL frames would be
dropped by the wireless chip firmware.

Masakazu MOKUNO

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