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Support for secure mesh in userspace and other mesh fixes

From:  Javier Cardona <javier-W/>
To:  "John W. Linville" <>
Subject:  Support for secure mesh in userspace and other mesh fixes
Date:  Tue, 3 May 2011 16:57:06 -0700
Message-ID:  <>
Cc:, Johannes Berg <>,,
Archive-link:  Article

These patches add the capability of implementing the Authenticated Mesh Peering
Exchange entirely in userspace.  Open mesh networks can still be created
without the need of a userspace daemon.  For secured mesh networks, the daemon
takes control of the lifetime and the peer link state of mesh peers.

While working on this we encountered a few issues with the mesh stack which are
that are fixed in separate patches also included in this series.  

For a working userspace authentication daemon you can look at the ampe branch here:



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