RTM_NEWLINK, cmd=0x8b15

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Fri Aug 28 14:38:55 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 08:28:36PM -0700, David Ehrmann wrote:

> RTM_NEWLINK: operstate=1 ifi_flags=0x1043 ([UP][RUNNING])
> Wireless event: cmd=0x8b15 len=20
> Wireless event: new AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00

> Does anyone know what RTM_NEWLINK or cmd 0x8b15 is?  Is it sent from the driver?

That is SIOCGIWAP event message from the driver (or in the case of
ath5k, from mac80211 to be more exact) indicating that the association
was lost (when the BSSID is set to 00:00:00:00:00:00 in the event

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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