Support for scan while in AP mode, and offchannel while in AP mode

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at
Mon Aug 18 23:19:28 PDT 2014

On 19 August 2014 04:26, Avery Pennarun <apenwarr at> wrote:
> Hi,
> In the ath9k and several other drivers, commands like the following
> work while in AP mode:
>   iw wlan0 scan -u ap-force passive
> and

Hmm.. I recall seeing a hack for that in OpenWRT codebase. I'd have to
double check that.

>   iw wlan0 offchannel 2452  100

This actually works* for me.

* the remain on channel is completed prematurely by firmware probably
due to beaconing. Perhaps changing internal scan priority could help.


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