[PATCH 1/2] Allow scanning while in authenticated only state

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Sat Oct 31 01:43:02 EDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 23:52 +0200, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> >From 1d13f997f652c7e632d4ddb053df3f3fad78da23 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Maxim Levitsky <maximlevitsky at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 23:36:20 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH 1/2] Allow scanning while in authenticated only state
> 
> Since ifmgd->work_list is {ab}used as a storage for authenticated,
> but not associated access points (this is done using idle work items),
> allow scanning if all work items are in this state.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Maxim Levitsky <maximlevitsky at gmail.com>

I don't think this is needed. While not _strictly_ wrong, I still
dislike the additional complexity.

I think you just need this wpa_supplicant patch:
http://johannes.sipsolutions.net/patches/hostap/all/2009-10-26-12%3a59/deauth-on-disassoc.patch

johannes

> ---
>  net/mac80211/scan.c |   12 +++++++++---
>  1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/mac80211/scan.c b/net/mac80211/scan.c
> index c46ac01..c932765 100644
> --- a/net/mac80211/scan.c
> +++ b/net/mac80211/scan.c
> @@ -418,6 +418,7 @@ static int __ieee80211_start_scan(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
>  {
>  	struct ieee80211_local *local = sdata->local;
>  	struct ieee80211_if_managed *ifmgd = &sdata->u.mgd;
> +	struct ieee80211_mgd_work *wk, *tmp;
>  	int rc;
>  
>  	if (local->scan_req)
> @@ -450,9 +451,14 @@ static int __ieee80211_start_scan(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
>  	if (req != local->int_scan_req &&
>  	    sdata->vif.type == NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION &&
>  	    !list_empty(&ifmgd->work_list)) {
> -		/* actually wait for the work it's doing to finish/time out */
> -		set_bit(IEEE80211_STA_REQ_SCAN, &ifmgd->request);
> -		return 0;
> +
> +		/* actually wait for the work it's doing to finish/time out*/
> +		list_for_each_entry_safe(wk, tmp, &ifmgd->work_list, list) {
> +			if (wk->state != IEEE80211_MGD_STATE_IDLE) {
> +				set_bit(IEEE80211_STA_REQ_SCAN, &ifmgd->request);
> +				return 0;
> +			}
> +		}
>  	}
>  
>  	if (local->ops->hw_scan)

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