Double disconnect event

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Apr 11 14:29:14 EDT 2010


On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 03:32:53PM -0800, Dmitry Shmidt wrote:
> The problem is that WEXT distinguishes between EVENT_ASSOC and
> EVENT_DISASSOC if BSSID is set or 0.
> So there is no easy way to understand if this is DISASSOC from "old" BSSID
> or new one

I added some more details to the CTRL-EVENT-DISCONNECTED event. For
example, with nl80211, you can get following information:

CTRL-EVENT-DISCONNECTED bssid=00:11:22:33:44:55 reason=2

(with WEXT, the correct reason code is not available)

This will hopefully make it somewhat easier to map the disconnection
event to a specific network should there be pending request for joining
another network.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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