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

hong zhang henryzhang62 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 12 19:04:56 EDT 2011


I have seen wpa_driver_wext_event_receive() handles event.
Thanks.

--- On Wed, 10/12/11, hong zhang <henryzhang62 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: hong zhang <henryzhang62 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Is "Wireless event: new AP ..." called when start wpa_supplicant?
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com, "Jouni Malinen" <j at w1.fi>
> Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 5:44 PM
> 
> 
> --- 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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