wpa_cli is not passing DISCONNECTED event to the wpa_action script

Samitha Wijedasa samitha.wijedasa at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 5 14:55:01 EDT 2013

can see that the wpa_cli which is running in the daemon mode
correctly detecting the CONNECTED event from wpa_supplicant daemon
and pass it to the action script, but I cannot see DISCONNECTED is
passed to the wpa_action script even though the wpa_supplicant
log has reported several DISCONNECTED events. According to the
literature, these two events must be detected by the wpa_cli which is
in daemon mode by default. My concern is why it does not detect

10624 root      1184 S    grep wpa 
27541 root      3484 S    wpa_supplicant -B -P /var/run/wifi-wlan1.pid -D nl80211 -i wlan1 -c /var/run/wpa_supplicant-wlan1.conf 
27560 root       552 S    wpa_cli -p /var/run/wpa_supplicant-wlan1 -a /var/run/wpa_action-wlan1 -B 
31986 root      1196 S    sh -c /var/run/wpa_action-wlan1 wlan1 CONNECTED 
31987 root      1196 S    /bin/sh /var/run/wpa_action-wlan1 wlan1 CONNECTED 
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