How to use the testdriver?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Sun Sep 10 15:42:46 EDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 05:19:54PM +0200, Frank Meerkoetter wrote:

> It would be highly interesting to me to be able to run and test
> my application without actually having a wifi card installed.
> I saw that there is a testdriver (driver_test.c) which doesn't need any
> hardware to run. I played around with it a little (using wpa_cli) but i
> don't understand how to make full use of the testdriver.
> Is there a way i can feed it with canned networks aka. get scan results?
> Can i connect to one of those networks?

Yes and yes. See wpa_supplicant developers' documentation for more

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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