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OpenSolaris Crypto & Wireless Drivers

Darren Moffat
Senior Software Architect
The iwi driver has recently been released to the OpenSolaris community.

This driver supports WEP encryption and uses the OpenSolaris kernel crypto framework (KCAPI) to get access to the RC4 (aka ArcFour due to RSA Security Trademarks) encryption algorithm.

Specifically it uses the crypto_encrypt_\*() set of function calls.




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