Wi-Fi Direct Probe response from GO

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Apr 26 04:18:32 EDT 2015


On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 11:23:49AM -0400, anjalik at iwavesystems.com wrote:
>    The SSID in the probe request frame when I captured the packet is
> "DIRECT-7C-ANJALI" .
> 
> After debugging I reached this point. I dont know whether I am in
> the right path. But wish to share with you the current status.
> 
> static void p2p_add_dev_from_probe_req(struct p2p_data *p2p, const u8 *addr,
>                                        const u8 *ie, size_t ie_len)

This function has nothing to do with the GO role replying to a Probe
Request frame.

> I assumed that the SSID in the probe request (DIRECT-7C-ANJALI
> (client ssid)) is being analysed and compared here. But after
> printing msg.ssid within a loop I came to know it is
> DIRECT-9F-Android_6c4f(GO ssid). Why the GO ssid is analyzed and the
> probe request is not being replyed?

Which function? The only place in which the GO role replies to a Probe
Request frame is in src/ap/beacon.c.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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