Help about the hostapd
HLSun at Winbond.com.tw
HLSun at Winbond.com.tw
Wed Jul 13 07:59:36 EDT 2005
Sorry to interrupt you, I am studying the open source project
hostapd and get your mail from the newsgroup- gmane.
and here is a question about the hostapd project , I am wondering if
you could help me.
The question is that, I could not figure out how the hostap driver
notify the hostapd about its status. For example, if I configure the ap
with WPA-PSK, TKIP encryption, and after the STA has associated to the
AP, then it is the ap's turn to
start the 4-way Handshake, but how the hostapd know there is a STA has
associated to the AP?
I have spent much time on the code, there is some clue about that.
First clue is the wireless_send_event, the hostap
driver use this function to notify several status to the hostapd , but
just one, IWEVCUSTOM is done by the hostapd for hostap driver. It is
The second clue is the socket, the hostapd use a lot of sockets
function, but I don't find one send or sendto function
In the hostap driver.
Do you have any another for this question? Thank you very much,
and any clue is welcome!
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