wpasupplicant and multiple/hidden SSIDs
dave at sr71.net
Mon Dec 10 12:02:55 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 19:24 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 16:09 -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 18:57 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > > The problem is that I don't think the scan_ssid=1 logic comes into
> > > play
> > > > until it finds an explicitly hidden ssid. In my case, I think
> > > > wpasupplicant looks around and sees the ~10 "VISITOR" access points,
> > > > notes that it doesn't have any config entries for them, then
> > > promptly
> > > > ignores them. :(
> > >
> > > You've tried scan_ssid=1 + ap_scan=1 already I take it?
> > Yeah, wpasupplicant doesn't try to associate because it sees that the
> > scan_ssid=1 network is a WPA network, yet the APs don't advertise WPA.
> That's odd, because it should be sending out a probe request anyway,
> getting the probe response with the IE back, and updating it's scan
> table. At least, that's the way it's reasonable to expect that it would
> work. I wouldn't expect it to ignore the scan_ssid=1 just because the
> network block doesn't match, because then what's the point of the
> scan_ssid=1 anyway...
> I assume you're not specifying the BSSID in the network block?
Nope, not specifying anything that I don't explicitly have to. Just for
fun, I'll try specifying the BSSID and also ensuring that I'm not
blabbering on about a version that I hacked up. I'll check with a clean
version the next time I go into the office.
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