hostapd memory leak when connecting to Linux wpa_supplicant

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Dec 18 21:10:52 EST 2007


On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 10:26:48AM -0800, Ken Roberts wrote:

> After the first halt, I did the following:
> 
> root at host# while /bin/true; do grep ^Mem /proc/meminfo ; echo "Sleep 2 
> seconds"; sleep 2; done
> 
> and watched the Memfree entry drop like a stone

That doesn't sound like something that would indicate anything
particular about hostapd. Unless there is a clear sign that the hostapd
process is using more memory, I would take a look at the madwifi driver
that is taking care of associations.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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