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From: Johannes Berg <>
To: Alexander Wetzel <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] iwlwifi: Extended Key ID support for mvm and dvm
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:51:03 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 2019-08-19 at 20:05 +0200, Alexander Wetzel wrote:
> All iwlwifi cards below the 22000 series are able to handle multiple
> keyids per STA and allow the selection of the encryption key per MPDU.
> These are therefore fully compatible with the Extended Key ID support
> implementation in mac80211.
> Enable Extended Key ID support for all dvm cards and the mvm cards not
> using the incompatible new Tx API introduced for the 22000 series.
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Wetzel <>


> +
> +	/* The new Tx API does not allow to pass the key or keyid of a MPDU to
> +	 * the hw, preventing us to control which key(id) to use per MPDU.
> +	 * Till that's fixed we can't use Extended Key ID for the newer cards.

Technically we still don't need per MPDU, we just need to switch which
one to use for TX after installing it for RX already.


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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-19 18:05 Alexander Wetzel
2019-08-19 18:51 ` Johannes Berg [this message]
2019-08-19 19:57   ` Alexander Wetzel
2019-08-19 20:03     ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-19 20:09       ` Johannes Berg
2019-08-19 20:50         ` Alexander Wetzel
2019-08-19 20:42       ` Alexander Wetzel
2019-09-06 20:41 ` Alexander Wetzel

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