Support of OLBC in hostAP and Supplicant
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu Jul 16 09:28:00 EDT 2015
On Thu, 2015-07-16 at 05:04 +0000, Atul Joshi wrote:
> Resending the email :
> While working in 2.4 GHz , there is a need to update the ERP IE in
> beacon/probe response.
> According to supplicant 2.4, it appears that the supplicant does not
> register for beacon.
> In nl80211_mgmt_subscribe_ap, we can see that
> /* Beacon doesn't work as mac80211 doesn't currently allow
> * it, but it wouldn't really be the right thing anyway as
> * it isn't per interface ... maybe just dump the scan
> * results periodically for OLBC?
> /* WLAN_FC_STYPE_BEACON, */
> How is it handled currently in supplicant? I see that
> ap_list_process_beacon function handles these updates but as beacon
> is not subscribed, how does this function get invoked?
> Or the underlying driver is supposed to handle it?
Check out NL80211_CMD_REGISTER_BEACONS.
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