can't associate using wpa_supplicant, sharp zaurus and Sandisk wifi card

Dan Williams dcbw at
Thu Sep 21 16:21:41 EDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 13:00 -0700, James J. Ramsey wrote:
> --- Dan Williams <dcbw at> wrote:
> > You need ap_scan=2 for non-SSID-broadcasting
> > networks.
> Does this mean that if "iwlist eth1 scan" returns a
> list of access points with SSIDs, then ap_scan=2
> should not be used?

Not necessarily.  I repeat:

(a) if your AP does not broadcast it's SSID, you _need_ to use ap_scan=2

(b) if you AP does broadcast it's SSID, you don't need to use ap_scan=2


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