2 different P2P connections from single wpa_supplicant

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Aug 8 15:12:29 EDT 2015


On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 09:08:04AM +0000, Mujawar, Arifhusen wrote:
> Is it possible to have two different P2P connections, from single supplicant, assuming that the WiFi driver supports?

Yes.

> Eg:
> Device connected P2P_1 device via wlan0 interface and at the same time connected to P2P_2 device via wfd0 interface.
> There are two interfaces wlan0 & wfd0, on the device, and both support P2P.

With the nl80211 driver interface, the more common way for this to work
is by the second group interface getting added dynamically when needed
and its interface name is more likely something similar to p2p-wlan0-1.
This happens automatically when requesting a new P2P group to be formed.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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