[PATCH] STA: Fix AP connection drop issue when starting P2P scanning

Dmitry Shmidt dimitrysh at google.com
Mon Aug 19 18:54:11 EDT 2013


On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 5:56 AM, 赵兵 <zhaobing at xiaomi.com> wrote:
> On Android, there is an issue of STA dropping from AP when P2P scanning.
> Following is the reproduce steps:
> 1. Close WiFi
> 2. Open WiFi and wait for connecting to a saved AP
> 3. When AP connected, go into WiFi direct screen immediately
> 4. Wait for P2P scan for a while, the connection with AP will drop
>
> The reproduce rate is almost 100%. The root cause is wpas_p2p_scan()
> possibly triggers an AP scan if sta_scan_pending is set. At this time,
> scan_req is 0 and ap_scan is 2. So wpa_supplicant_assoc_try() will be
> invoked from wpa_supplicant_scan(). It disassoc current AP.

Despite it can be correct statement, I feel like the problem is that
ap_scan == 2.
We changed this functionality on Android long time ago introducing
SCAN TYPE=ONLY
command. So Wifi manager is not setting ap_scan to 2 anymore.

>
> Signed-off-by: zhaobing <zhaobing at xiaomi.com>
> ---
> wpa_supplicant/scan.c |    3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/wpa_supplicant/scan.c b/wpa_supplicant/scan.c
> index e662713..eb8e7d7 100644
> --- a/wpa_supplicant/scan.c
> +++ b/wpa_supplicant/scan.c
> @@ -668,7 +668,8 @@ static void wpa_supplicant_scan(void *eloop_ctx, void *timeout_ctx)
>                 }
>        }
>
> -        if (scan_req != MANUAL_SCAN_REQ && wpa_s->conf->ap_scan == 2) {
> +       if (scan_req != MANUAL_SCAN_REQ && wpa_s->conf->ap_scan == 2 &&
> +          wpa_s->current_ssid == NULL) {
>                 wpa_s->connect_without_scan = NULL;
>                 wpa_s->prev_scan_wildcard = 0;
>                 wpa_supplicant_assoc_try(wpa_s, ssid);
> --
> 1.7.9.5
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Zhao Bing (赵兵)
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