wpa_supplicant for ad-hoc mode
shawn.t.rutledge at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 13:24:25 EST 2009
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 4:39 AM, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:
> Yes, all stations in Ad-Hoc mode are essentially independent. Your
> problem is that the driver is not signaling to the supplicant that it
> has successfully started the new Ad-Hoc BSS. Because the driver isn't
> saying "I'm done doing what you requested", the supplicant has no idea
> that the operation is successful, and times out.
> If the driver were to send that event, then you wouldn't be having this
> problem. It doesn't have any relation to what's happening at the other
> end; it has to do with a buggy driver.
This code is explicitly de-associating, which I was thinking is not
the right thing to do in ad-hoc mode:
but you mean if the driver was working properly, that timeout would
not occur, even if there are no other nodes with the same SSID?
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