A way to force deassociation ? Solved !
Tue Nov 5 16:22:59 PST 2002
Le Mardi 5 Novembre 2002 21:03, Victor Aleo a ?crit :
> Dominique Blas wrote:
> >Le Lundi 4 Novembre 2002 13:30, Victor Aleo a ?crit :
> >In fact, the function I was looking for is nearly the function
> >ap_control_kickmac but working on the list of associated stas instead of
> >authenticated stas and doing
> >prism2_send_mgmt(...WLAN_FC_STYPE_DISASSOC instead of ...
> I have modified the function ap_control_kickmac to disassociate a
> station instead of deauthenticate it. Thus, I just have change:
Note that function
ap_free_sta(ap, sta) in hostap_ap.c
is the key of the process.
This function cancels the AP internal sta list but it doesn't send the
deassociation frames so sta don't even know they are deassociated : not very
What you've done is the correct way AFAIK.
> prism2_send_mgmt(...WLAN_FC_STYPE_DISASSOC instead of ...
> I have compiled the driver again and it works. So now I can disassociate a
> particular station instead of all the stations (that was my goal).
So you are ready to write the complement and implement it as an
besides the iwpriv mackick.
Shall we ? :-)
> There is something to note: even when the station gets the Disassociation
> frame it gets also afterwards (1 or 2 ms later)a Deauthentication one if it
> was transmitting or receiving data. The reason: I guess the hardware takes
> a while to process the Disassociation frame and if while this happens the
> station sends, for instance, an ACK to the current AP, the current AP must
> deathenticate the station (as it is written in the standard).
> Thanks Dominique for the insights,
You're welcome, I think we need to progress together in our understanding.
Thanks to Jouni for having provided us with the driver.
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