Fedora Core 5 Update: wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5
Posted on: 03/30/2006 10:42 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - Fedora Core 5 Update: wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-256
2006-03-30
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Product : Fedora Core 5
Name : wpa_supplicant
Version : 0.4.8
Release : 6.fc5
Summary : WPA/WPA2/IEEE 802.1X Supplicant
Description :
wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant for Linux, BSD and Windows with support
for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN). Supplicant is the IEEE 802.1X/WPA
component that is used in the client stations. It implements key negotiation
with a WPA Authenticator and it controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11
authentication/association of the wlan driver.

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Update Information:

This update to wpa_supplicant provides:

- Fixes for Orinoco-based wireless cards
- Addition of the Prism54 (fullmac) WPA driver
- Removal of the deprecated 'ipw' WPA driver, Intel
Pro/Wireless users should use the 'wext' driver instead

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* Mon Mar 27 2006 Dan Williams lt;dcbw@redhat.comgt; - 0.4.8-6
- Add patch to make orinoco happy with WEP keys
- Enable Prism54-specific driver
- Disable ipw-specific driver; ipw2x00 should be using WEXT instead

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/5/

80d6f1325f5df935dab6ee7d7da773fbe8998c27 SRPMS/wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5.src.rpm
a490f96ef48adaa1b8567c0ba9292bc6d16aca1b ppc/wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5.ppc.rpm
f0df53ce4ac2da2d576909c562541cb449600c7e ppc/wpa_supplicant-gui-0.4.8-6.fc5.ppc.rpm
e7428397df6d9341e843d9cc18dd4b3c684e18e7 ppc/debug/wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-0.4.8-6.fc5.ppc.rpm
16d1d1c95effe972df8d56a358fd364ba1e40528 x86_64/wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5.x86_64.rpm
aa3386fac43cf5846e54471ba46d9935aa8e2f14 x86_64/wpa_supplicant-gui-0.4.8-6.fc5.x86_64.rpm
5ff81ac301dde8da90fd491073b59b009f031c79 x86_64/debug/wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-0.4.8-6.fc5.x86_64.rpm
0cf38f1ee3d9e8d07103a851467dd5fb95e2d381 i386/wpa_supplicant-0.4.8-6.fc5.i386.rpm
6586ae4af583756b42f833d892f2d9acde121d63 i386/wpa_supplicant-gui-0.4.8-6.fc5.i386.rpm
a2b4b4210b63bd5ae2b32a2a26c7ffb70b7e25d6 i386/debug/wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-0.4.8-6.fc5.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program. Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line. For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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