Bug? After switching from monitor mode to master, hostap sends *invalid* *IBSS* beacons

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun May 8 19:58:56 EDT 2005


On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 10:12:08AM +0300, Denis Vlasenko wrote:

> # iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor
> # iwconfig wlan0 mode master
> 
> I see wlan0 emitting *IBSS* beacons!

> These beacons are invalid. TIM IE must exist only in ESS beacons,
> and IBSSparam only in IBSS. We have both! :)

This turned out to be the same firmware bug for which there was already
a workaround when moving from adhoc mode to master mode. I enabled the
same workaround for monitor->master mode case.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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