Doubt Ad hoc mode

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Feb 3 20:11:55 EST 2007


On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 09:05:24AM -0300, Salatiel Filho wrote:

> Hi , i  am trying to make a adhoc network between my linux pc and a windows pc.
> I have wpa_supplicant.conf similar to this:
> 
>  network={
>      ssid="adhoc"
>      mode=1
>      proto=WPA
>      key_mgmt=WPA-NONE

> When my linux start , it starts automatically my eth1 wireless
> interface  [ipw3945] and start  wpa_supplicant with the correct
> parameters. If the windows machine is already ON the connection is
> established successfully. But if the windows machine is down when my
> machine starts , even after i power on the windows i do not get
> connection. I need to kill wpa_supplicant and restart it. Is there a
> way to wpa_supplicant keep trying to connect until it finds the
> windows machine ? My linux machine is a server and it is not good need
> to go there every time i reboot windows or something like it.

In WPA-NONE mode, wpa_supplicant is only configuring the key and
everything else is done by the driver. In other words, this question
should be directed to the ipw3945 maintainers.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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