Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at daleco.biz
Tue Aug 17 16:10:16 PDT 2004

Cubicool wrote:

>Anyways, again, sorry for the bumpage, but I have another complete day off
>and if I can find out that FreeBSD doesn't support it yet, I'm going to try
>and spend this time finding an alternative solution. If, however, support
>will be added soon, I won't reformat and I'll just go without net access for
>a while at school.

>I will be attending college in a few weeks. The network at this uni requires
>802.1x authentication over wireless connections. 
>Is 802.1x supported on FreeBSD yet? I know I can build open1x on a Linux
>box, but that is my ABSOLUTE LATE resort. I really want to keep using
>FreeBSD, but if I can't access the school's network I won't be able to
>continue doing so.
>What's the status of this in FreeBSD, including the upcoming 5.3? Am I just
>out of luck?

It does seem to be a little hard to discover much about.  Have
you tried freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org?

Kevin Kinsey

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