802.11g NIC w/ on board TKIP (and possibly AES) support

Parv parv at pair.com
Sun Feb 5 01:19:13 PST 2006

Currently i am using FreeBSD 6-STABLE (Feb 3 2005) w/ iwi-firmware
port for Intel 2200bg mini PCI card (along w/ wlan_tkip module) ...

  iwi0 at pci2:2:0:  class=0x028000 card=0x27118086 chip=0x42208086 rev=0x05 hdr=0x00
      vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
      device   = 'PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection'
      class    = network

.. and it seems that hardware TKIP encryption support is missing ...

  iwi0: ieee80211_crypto_newkey: no h/w support for cipher TKIP, falling back to s/w
  iwi0: ieee80211_crypto_newkey: no h/w support for TKIP MIC, falling back to s/w

... is that right, or is that driver that causes the above messages,
by virtue of being unable to "somehow turn on" hardware TKIP

I am interested in a wireless NIC (802.11g band) which has on board
support to deal directly w/ TKIP, and possibly AES (so that my laptop
does not get very hot while during use of wireless connection).  Can
anybody verify if Netgear WG111T has such support?

  - Parv


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