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authorJouke Witteveen <j.witteveen@gmail.com>2008-11-18 14:30:32 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2008-11-18 14:30:32 (GMT)
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Add RoboSwitch driver interface for wpa_supplicant
Find attached the patch that creates a new driver: roboswitch. This driver adds support for wired authentication with a Broadcom RoboSwitch chipset. For example it is now possible to do wired authentication with a Linksys WRT54G router running OpenWRT. LIMITATIONS - At the moment the driver does not support the BCM5365 series (though adding it requires just some register tweaks). - The driver is also limited to Linux (this is a far more technical restriction). - In order to compile against a 2.4 series you need to edit include/linux/mii.h and change all references to "u16" in "__u16". I have submitted a patch upstream that will fix this in a future version of the 2.4 kernel. [These modifications (and more) are now included in the kernel source and can be found in versions 2.4.37-rc2 and up.] USAGE - Usage is similar to the wired driver. Choose the interfacename of the vlan that contains your desired authentication port on the router. This name must be formatted as <interface>.<vlan>, which is the default on all systems I know.
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@@ -174,7 +174,8 @@ network={
<listitem>
<para>Authentication for wired Ethernet. This can be used with
- <emphasis>wired</emphasis> interface (-Dwired on command line).</para>
+ <emphasis>wired</emphasis> or <emphasis>roboswitch</emphasis> interface
+ (-Dwired or -Droboswitch on command line).</para>
<blockquote><programlisting>
ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=wheel