[PATCH v3] P2P: Ignore the DEAUTH event from cfg80211 incase of locally generated disconnect

jithu Jance jithu at broadcom.com
Wed May 29 23:09:47 EDT 2013


Hi Jouni,

Thanks for your suggestions. I have made the changes accordingly. Please
find the patch below.


Signed-hostap: Jithu Jance <jithu at broadcom.com>

---
 src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c |   15 ++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c b/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c
index f403189..4f7d7e3 100644
--- a/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c
+++ b/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c
@@ -4892,12 +4892,15 @@ nla_put_failure:
 static int wpa_driver_nl80211_disconnect(struct wpa_driver_nl80211_data
*drv,
 					 int reason_code)
 {
+	int ret;
+
 	wpa_printf(MSG_DEBUG, "%s(reason_code=%d)", __func__, reason_code);
 	nl80211_mark_disconnected(drv);
-	drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 0;
 	/* Disconnect command doesn't need BSSID - it uses cached value */
-	return wpa_driver_nl80211_mlme(drv, NULL, NL80211_CMD_DISCONNECT,
+	ret = wpa_driver_nl80211_mlme(drv, NULL, NL80211_CMD_DISCONNECT,
 				       reason_code, 0);
+	if (ret)
+		drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 0;
 }
 
 
@@ -4905,8 +4908,14 @@ static int
wpa_driver_nl80211_deauthenticate(struct i802_bss *bss,
 					     const u8 *addr, int reason_code)
 {
 	struct wpa_driver_nl80211_data *drv = bss->drv;
-	if (!(drv->capa.flags & WPA_DRIVER_FLAGS_SME))
+	if (!(drv->capa.flags & WPA_DRIVER_FLAGS_SME)) {
+		/*
+		 * For locally generated disconnect, supplicant already
+		 * generates a DEAUTH event. So ignore the event from NL80211.
+		 */
+		drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 1;
 		return wpa_driver_nl80211_disconnect(drv, reason_code);
+	}
 	wpa_printf(MSG_DEBUG, "%s(addr=" MACSTR " reason_code=%d)",
 		   __func__, MAC2STR(addr), reason_code);
 	nl80211_mark_disconnected(drv);
-- 
1.7.9.5



Thanks,

Jithu Jance





On Thu, 2013-05-30 at 00:38 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 06:28:24PM +0530, jithu Jance wrote:
> > Would the below patch be sufficient enough?
> 
> It may be. I need to do some experiments to see if I can come up with
> cases where this would be an issue.
> 
> > [PATCH] Ignore the Disconnect event that is generated as a result of
> >  local disconnect 
> > hostap: Jithu Jance <jithu at broadcom.com>
> 
> Could you please repost with "Signed-hostap" tag?
> 
> > diff --git a/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c b/src/drivers/driver_nl80211.c
> > @@ -4892,12 +4892,15 @@ nla_put_failure:
> > +	int ret = 0;
> 
> No need to initialize ret here.
> 
> > -	drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 0;
> >  	/* Disconnect command doesn't need BSSID - it uses cached value */
> > -	return wpa_driver_nl80211_mlme(drv, NULL, NL80211_CMD_DISCONNECT,
> > -				       reason_code, 0);
> > +	if ((ret = wpa_driver_nl80211_mlme(drv, NULL, NL80211_CMD_DISCONNECT,
> > +				       reason_code, 0)) < 0)
> > +		drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 0;
> 
> I'd prefer following style:
>     ret = wpa_driver....;
>     if (ret < 0)
> 	drv->ignore_next...;
> 
> > @@ -4905,8 +4908,10 @@ static int
> > wpa_driver_nl80211_deauthenticate(struct i802_bss *bss,
> >  					     const u8 *addr, int reason_code)
> >  {
> >  	struct wpa_driver_nl80211_data *drv = bss->drv;
> > -	if (!(drv->capa.flags & WPA_DRIVER_FLAGS_SME))
> > +	if (!(drv->capa.flags & WPA_DRIVER_FLAGS_SME)) {
> > +		drv->ignore_next_local_disconnect = 1;
> >  		return wpa_driver_nl80211_disconnect(drv, reason_code);
> > +	}
> 
> Would be a good to add a comment here describing why this is needed.
> 





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