problems with Wireless event: new AP (00:00:00:00:00:00)
togg at togg.de
Tue May 10 12:36:25 EDT 2005
severall users (e.g.
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.hostap/10319) on the list
reported a problem regarding SIOCGIWAP. Using madwifi (talking about
the old cvs HEAD version).
It happens on authentication that shortly after associating to the ap a
new wireless event annoucing a new ap occurs. The problem is that the
mac of the ap is bogus (00:00:00:00:00:00). In driver_wext.c there is
a check for this bogus mac and therefore wpa_supplicant_event
EVENT_DISASSOC is called. The problem here which I am pointing to is
that the _current_ ap (wpa_s->bssid) is blacklisted, but instead the
00:00:00:00:00:00 ap should be?
The other question is why the SIOCIWSCAN delivers a bogus ap, but that
may be a madwifi fault. But wpa_supplicant should not blacklist the
real ap but the bogus one.
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