[PATCH] supplicant: Document p2p_disable option.

Floris Bos bos at je-eigen-domein.nl
Tue Apr 21 04:56:53 EDT 2015


On 04/21/2015 01:31 AM, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
> From: Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
>
> I needed this option to disable p2p on a buggy system.
> Document this so someone else finds it quicker next time!
>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> ---
>   wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf | 4 ++++
>   1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf b/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> index 4b891e1..143b99a 100644
> --- a/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> +++ b/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> @@ -297,6 +297,10 @@ fast_reauth=1
>   # format: <backend name>[:<optional backend parameters>]
>   #ext_password_backend=test:pw1=password|pw2=testing
>   
> +
> +# Disable P2P functionality
> +# p2p_disable=1
> +
>   # Timeout in seconds to detect STA inactivity (default: 300 seconds)
>   #
>   # This timeout value is used in P2P GO mode to clean up

Noticed the other day that even when specifying p2p_disable=1 it still 
creates a p2p interface.

Don't know if that is a bug, or intended behaviour, and I should use 
another option to disable the interface.
If the last, it might be good to document what the option does and does 
not disable.



Yours sincerely,

Floris Bos



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