[PATCH] supplicant: Document p2p_disable option.

Peer, Ilan ilan.peer at intel.com
Wed Apr 22 06:15:16 EDT 2015


FWIW, I've just send a patch to the mailing that should fix this.

Regards,

Ilan.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com [mailto:hostap-
> bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Floris Bos
> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:57
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] supplicant: Document p2p_disable option.
> 
> 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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