[PATCH] supplicant: Add timers for SME associate & authenticate.

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Thu Feb 24 12:52:33 EST 2011


On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 09:30:07AM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
> I think I was worried that the authenticate logic would fail to
> complete and get stuck in some half-auth state.  Starting the timer
> earlier ensured that something would kick it.  I'm not sure the
> scan itself would fix up a bad state transition...

If you can reproduce that, I would like to see wpa_supplicant debug log
with timestamps showing what happened. wpa_supplicant should be able to
recover from mismatching authentication state after the scan. If not,
that part needs to be fixed instead of extending the SME auth timeout to
cover something else than actual authentication request.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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