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Re: Fedora 11 wireless-tools yum erase?



On Sun, 2009-06-21 at 13:10 +0100, Frank Murphy wrote:
> Then the description need changing:
> 
> Description wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant for Linux, BSD and 
> Windows with support for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN). Supplicant 
> is the IEEE 802.1X/WPA component that is used in the client stations. It 
> implements key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator and it controls  the 
> roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication/association of the wlan
>             : driver.
> 
Yeah, the "wlan driver" is not apparently the only one where
wpa_supplicant is used for authentication, although the usage of IEEE
802.1x on wired networks is probably rather rare.

> Frank
> 
Martin

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