wpa_supplicant: IBSS/RSN and node reboot

Antonio Quartulli ordex at autistici.org
Wed Dec 21 20:52:15 EST 2011


On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 12:01:47AM +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 04:49:10PM +0100, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
> > But, am I wrong or wpa_s get an IBSS_RSN_START event only on node joining? I'm
> > asking because, on the lower layer, the node is still in the IBSS when pops up
> > again and so no IBSS_RSN_START is going to be triggered.
> 
> I didn't say this mechanism was already implemented... ;-)
> 

:-)

> So yes, this is likely to require some work both in wpa_supplicant and
> maybe also in kernel to provide the needed events. Authentication events
> are already available with mac80211 for infrastructure station role, but
> I've not verified whether those can be used with IBSS currently.

ok..but, just to do an ugly and quirk test..if I "jump" the replay counter
check, should the whole thing work? I mean should I get rid of this issue?

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