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Re: [PATCH] Merge p80211 to ieee80211 subsystem

To: Jouni Malinen <jkmaline@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Merge p80211 to ieee80211 subsystem
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 28 Mar 2005 14:47:00 -0500
Cc: Zhu Yi <yi.zhu@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 09:53, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> What benefits do you see in having EAPOL/EAP implemented in network
> stack? Did you see it being adding as part of 802.11 stack or network
> stack in general? IEEE 802.1X/EAPOL is used also on wired interfaces..

There is _absolutely_ no need to put this stuff in the kernel. It would
be extremely rude to do so.
Put it in user space  - then you can interface it with Radius, LDAP etc.

cheers,
jamal


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