[PATCH] Avoid unnecessary triggering of rescans

Helmut Schaa hschaa at suse.de
Wed Feb 27 12:00:39 EST 2008


Am Mittwoch, 27. Februar 2008 17:26:15 schrieb Dan Williams:
> > > Does the driver include the BSS in scan results? I would hope that at
> > > least the BSSID is included even if the network is hidden (if not, the
> > > driver should be fixed..).
> >
> > The currently associated AP is not in the scan results at all :(
> > So I guess the driver needs a fix.
>
> Yeah, your driver sucks and needs fixing :)  If the driver/card can't
> handle specific SSID scans through SIOCSIWSCAN and the resulting probe
> responses correctly, there's something wrong in the driver that you need
> to fix.  Your driver should work correctly with ap_scan=1 and
> scan_ssid=1.

Scanning for a specific ESSID works just fine. It's only the currently 
associated AP which is missing.

Helmut


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