selecting an AP to associate with

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Aug 17 22:19:40 EDT 2005


On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 09:19:34PM -0400, Hyewon Jun wrote:

> I have heard that if a node has multiple APes in its radio range with the
> same ESSID, it selects one with the strongest signal to associate with.
> 
> Would you please let me know where I can find the code?

If you are using the driver without wpa_supplicant, station firmware is
normally doing this selection. With wpa_supplicant, the current
implementation is actually doing the selection in the supplicant code.
In other words, this is not in the driver in either case.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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