[PATCH 2/2] nl80211: allow to authenticate to access point that we already authenticated

Maxim Levitsky maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 17:54:54 EDT 2009


>From 02be2525b95ec3c57323dda1a9e0c6da3a9817e6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Maxim Levitsky <maximlevitsky at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 23:50:27 +0200
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] nl80211: allow to authenticate to access point that we already authenticated

This is permitted by standards, and used by driver_nl80211 of wpa_supplicant
Just start new authentication as if we weren't authenticated before
---
 net/wireless/mlme.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/wireless/mlme.c b/net/wireless/mlme.c
index 83c2a28..3d91b4e 100644
--- a/net/wireless/mlme.c
+++ b/net/wireless/mlme.c
@@ -372,7 +372,7 @@ int __cfg80211_mlme_auth(struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev,
 		if (wdev->auth_bsses[i] &&
 		    memcmp(bssid, wdev->auth_bsses[i]->pub.bssid,
 						ETH_ALEN) == 0)
-			return -EALREADY;
+			wdev->auth_bsses[i] = NULL;
 	}
 
 	memset(&req, 0, sizeof(req));
-- 
1.6.3.3




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