How to stop sending beacon frames (relying on hostap to send them)

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Nov 16 01:54:08 EST 2002


On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 01:28:33AM +0100, Dominique Blas wrote:

> Is there a way, in the current implementation of secondary firmware (1.4.9) 
> ad/or hostap, to completely stop beacon frame tx and to rely on alarm 
> interrupt in hostap to send them at regular interval ?

No or to be more exact, you can send extra beacons but cannot disable
firmware-generated beacons. In addition, you cannot force the firmware
to send certain frames (like broadcast to PS stations) just after a
beacon frame if you are sending exra beacons.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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