[PATCH] p2p_supplicant: probe reporting should be from listen interface

Spinadel, David david.spinadel at intel.com
Thu Apr 4 10:23:28 EDT 2013


> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com [mailto:hostap-
> bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Arend van Spriel
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 16:39
> To: David Spinadel
> Cc: Greg Goldman; hostap at lists.shmoo.com; Johannes Berg
> Subject: [PATCH] p2p_supplicant: probe reporting should be from listen
> interface
> 
> P2P listen phase is used to listen for P2P probe request messages from
> peers. The probe reporting call should be done on the same interface as the
> remain_on_channel.
> 
> Cc: Greg Goldman <ggoldman at broadcom.com>
> Cc: Jithu Jance <jithu at broadcom.com>
> Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net>
> Signed-hostap: Arend van Spriel <arend at broadcom.com>
> ---
> Hi David,
> 
> Found during testing that my device was not found, because we were not
> responding to P2P probe requests during the listen phase.
> 
> This patch fixes it for my driver and it kind of makes sense to me that the
> probe request reporting should be done on the same interface as the on
> doing the LISTEN.
> 
> Not sure whether the P2P device patches are already applied so sending this
> patch to you first.
> 

Hmmm.
Your logic seems to be perfect, but it works fine for me without your fix, and stops to work with it. Didn't debug it yet, but maybe something is wrong with mac80211?

David 


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