how the CTRL_EVENT_DISCONNECT be sent

belle.shi at yy.com belle.shi at yy.com
Thu Oct 29 05:24:29 EDT 2009


> dear all,
>    last time i asked a question "the STATUS command can't get correct reply",
> and thanks for the Dan Williams's reply:
>
>>    If you just turn off the AP, the card will still think it's connected
>> for a short period until it hasn't received a certain number of beacon
>> frames from the AP, and then it will drop the connection, send a
>> 'disconnect' event to the supplicant, and the supplicant should also say
>> that it is disconnected and start scanning for the AP again.
>
>    i turn off the ap, and watch the info printed by wpa_suppliant, 
> and as the Dan Williams said, the driver send a 
> 'disconnect'(CTRL_EVENT_DISCONNECT) event to the supplicant,  and i 
> changed the driver, the problem is resolved. but i check the source 
> code of wpa_suppliant, i can,t find the any code have 
> CTRL_EVENT_DISCONNECT. so where is the associated code?
>
>    BTW:the reason why i want to know the code because: i connect to 
> the producter of the card,and he hopes to resolve the problem, so i 
> need to know how the driver sends the event?
>     best regards,
>    belle
>
>
>





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