Is "Wireless event: new AP ..." called when start wpa_supplicant?

hong zhang henryzhang62 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 12 18:44:04 EDT 2011



--- On Wed, 10/12/11, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> > Then disconnected after getting 
> > wpa_supplicant( 5744): Wireless event: new AP:
> 00:00:00:00:00:00
> 
> > Does it means it has second wpa_supplicant is
> executed? But "ps -A" does not show second wpa_supplicant.
> 
> No, it means that the driver is indicating that there was a
> new
> association (or disassociation), i.e., for whatever reason
> the driver
> decided to reassociate.
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen           

Is there a loop in wpa_supplicant to receive events from driver/80211 stack?



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