about /proc/sys/dev/wifi0/wsc_button?

Chuck Tuffli CTuffli at dspg.com
Wed Sep 10 10:39:57 EDT 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of cyx
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 6:15 PM
> To: hostap
> Subject: about /proc/sys/dev/wifi0/wsc_button?
> 
> Hi,all
>      
> 	Who exports the file, /proc/sys/dev/wifi0/wsc_button?
> 	Why I get a ramdom number when I read it?
> 	How to use it?

I don't know anything about it, but will take a guess anyway :)

WPS was originally named WiFi Simple Config (WSC). So in this context, I
would guess this is a control for PBC. If so, you are probably supposed
to write to it, not read from it. Something like "echo 1 >
/proc/sys/dev/wifi0/wsc_button" to start push button config. But again,
this is just a guess.

---chuck


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