From: Srinivas Dasari <>

Unfortunately removal of the ext_feature flag in the last revision of
the patch ended up negating the comparison and prevented the command
from being processed (either nl80211_external_auth() or
rdev_external_auth() returns -EOPNOTSUPP). Fix this by adding back the
lost '!'.

Fixes: 40cbfa90218b ("cfg80211/nl80211: Optional authentication offload to 
Signed-off-by: Srinivas Dasari <>
Signed-off-by: Jouni Malinen <>
 net/wireless/nl80211.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/wireless/nl80211.c b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
index cc6ec5b..3b6dbc1 100644
--- a/net/wireless/nl80211.c
+++ b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
@@ -12486,7 +12486,7 @@ static int nl80211_external_auth(struct sk_buff *skb, 
struct genl_info *info)
        struct net_device *dev = info->user_ptr[1];
        struct cfg80211_external_auth_params params;
-       if (rdev->ops->external_auth)
+       if (!rdev->ops->external_auth)
                return -EOPNOTSUPP;
        if (!info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_SSID])

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