snmpd and unsupported ioctl's on hostap

jar at jar at
Tue May 18 01:56:55 EDT 2004

> Hi All,
> I'm using Net-SNMP's snmpd to collect the interface counters.
> Together with MRTG they do a lot of unsupported ioctl's on hostap
> (mine is the PCI-version). I'm constantly debugging so my debug-log
> was written all over by hostap with messages about unsupported ioctl's.
> As a workaround I commented out the printk-line at the end of
> hostap_ioctl.c but does anybody know why snmpd is doing all those
> ioctl's? The figures are right so my MRTG-graphs are ok though.

This is something to be handled somehow in the hostap code. Or is the idea
always to edit the hostap_ioctl.c and comment that line out when snmp
tools are used?

Best Regards, Jar

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