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From: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
To: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org, nbd@nbd.name
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mac80211: add IEEE80211_KEY_FLAG_PUT_MMIE_SPACE to ieee80211_key_flags
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:58:35 +0200
Message-ID: <0112d5d6a0c83dbb800811b414ca1d5b3266e9dd.camel@sipsolutions.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1dd6dd782121d0b9cc32dec6a01db474e568ffb2.1563030033.git.lorenzo@kernel.org>

On Sat, 2019-07-13 at 17:03 +0200, Lorenzo Bianconi wrote:
> Add IEEE80211_KEY_FLAG_PUT_MMIE_SPACE flag to ieee80211_key_flags in order
> to allow the driver to notify mac80211 to allocate mmie space for AES_CMAC
> hw cipher. Moreover mac80211 will set MMIE pn while MIC will be computed
> in hw.

Hmm. It probably should be called something like GENERATE_MMIE in line
with GENERATE_IV_MGMT etc.?

Purely adding the *space* wouldn't really be all that useful, we're not
really going to apply our tailroom request to this since it's a
(relatively rare) mgmt. frame, so ...

johannes


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2019-07-13 15:03 Lorenzo Bianconi
2019-07-13 19:58 ` Johannes Berg [this message]
2019-07-14  9:56   ` Lorenzo Bianconi

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