State of roaming support in wpa_supplicant 0.5.7

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Feb 18 13:17:35 EST 2007


On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 07:41:36PM +0100, LTI. - Ticmanis, Linards wrote:

> Hmmm... wpa_supplicant (or *something*) does sent scans at regular intervals 
> anyway. As I see the mesage from the supplicant in the syslog that it got new 
> scan results. The problem seemingly comes down to rewriting the selection 
> algorithm.

Something else in this most likely.. For example, madwifi driver is
doing background scans and whenever it reports that with WEXT,
wpa_supplicant is going through the results, too.

> Ok, cool, the driver interface I'm using (third-party addition) isn't 
> driver_wext.c as such, but many of its functions are implemented as calls 
> into driver_wext.c, including the "get scan results" function. So this should 
> already work.

Yes.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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