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From: Lorenzo Bianconi <>
To: Johannes Berg <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mac80211: add IEEE80211_KEY_FLAG_PUT_MMIE_SPACE to ieee80211_key_flags
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:56:48 +0200
Message-ID: <20190714095648.GA30218@lore-desk-wlan> (raw)
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> 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 ...

Hi Johannes,

ack, I will post v2 fixing it.


> johannes

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

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