wpa_supplicant: wired driver

Edgar E. Iglesias edgar.iglesias at axis.com
Tue Sep 20 02:09:03 EDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 07:59:51PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 03:46:58PM +0200, Edgar E. Iglesias wrote:
> > Linux will drop the multicast memberships when the sockets that added them are
> > not around anymore. We need to keep the pf-socket alive as long as we have 
> > active memberships. The BSD ioctl's are ok in CVS.
> Thanks! I noticed that 'ip maddr' did not include the new address and
> drop membership in the end was failing, but I was just too lazy to look
> at what was causing this yesterday..
> > This patch fixes the issue on linux.
> Well, almost ;-). This works around it by making sure we always end up
> > +#ifdef __linux__
> > +	if (drv->pf_sock == -1) {
> > +		drv->pf_sock = socket(PF_PACKET, SOCK_DGRAM, 0);
> I removed that if statement which was always false due to drv structure
> being zeroed just couple of lines above this piece of code.. This fixed
> the problem and rest of the patch was fine and made the address adding
> work fine with PACKET_ADD_MEMBERSHIP. This is in CVS now.

Oh yes sorry, too much last-minutes rearrangements :)

        Edgar E. Iglesias <edgar at axis.com>

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