Feature request: use random MAC addresses when scanning

Paul Stewart pstew at chromium.org
Thu Jun 12 18:30:12 EDT 2014


On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Johannes Berg
<johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> Either way, in terms of the implementation, given that sched_scan is
> deployed relatively widely, it'll mostly be drivers/firmware. This may
> take a while, but a mac80211 implementation with e.g. ath9k should be
> really simple.

Something like adding an optional flags parameter to
NL80211_CMD_START_SCHED_SCAN, in addition to adding another flag to
the NL80211_ATTR_SCAN_FLAGS (already used in NL80211_CMD_TRIGGER_SCAN)
would probably be all that would have to change from an API point of
view.

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> johannes
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