Re: Regression in 2.6.27-git from commit 43ac2ca3840f64

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 13:51:25 EST

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 10:37 -0700, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:

> If you want me to understand what it's about, you may want to
> give me a bit more context.

Sorry. Basically, Larry is saying that due to a kernel change, iwlist
will print out things like
IE: Unknown: 0017465249545A21426F7820466F6E20574C414E2037313133
IE: Unknown: 010482848B96
IE: Unknown: 030106
IE: Unknown: 2A0106
IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
Group Cipher : TKIP
Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
IE: Unknown: 32080C1218243048606C
IE: WPA Version 1
Group Cipher : TKIP
Pairwise Ciphers (1) : TKIP
Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
IE: Unknown: DD0A0800280101000200FF0F
IE: Unknown: DD180050F2020101800003A4000027A4000042435E0062322F00

where all the IE: Unknown lines are unexpected.

> Alternatively, just send me a patch for Wireless Tools, and
> I'll put it in the next release. Wireless Tools is still maintained
> and I still do releases, even if I don't put much cycles into it.

The problem is that we don't quite know what to do about them :)


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