[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH RFC] broadcom-wl: use CCMP by default for WPA (version 1)

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 01:10:40 EST 2014

On 2 December 2014 at 23:48, Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de> wrote:
> On 12/02/2014 08:39 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> It follows OpenWrt's global logic in netifd-wireless.sh. We should use
>> CCMP unless TKIP was really requested.
>> Signed-off-by: Rafał Miłecki <zajec5 at gmail.com>
>> ---
>>  package/kernel/broadcom-wl/files/lib/wifi/broadcom.sh | 2 +-
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> I think broadcom-wl has the same behavior as hostapd in this part. In
> the hostapd file in package/network/services/hostapd/files/hostapd.sh it
> also uses wpa1 + tkip as default.

Honestly, I don't know what is this file for. I don't understand
netifd & wireless well at all. I asked for help in the
Request for any netifd wireless documentation
e-mail thread, but ppl who know /things/ ignored me.

In my case /var/run/hostapd-phy0.conf is getting generated by the
netifd-wireless.sh from the following place:
In the above you can see that "psk" uses CCMP by default. This is how
Felix decided to implement it.

Felix: could you help me/us this time, please? Could you describe how
this hostapd config helpers work? Which of them are used and which are

> How would you explicitly set tkip only with your change?

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