Question concerning automatic joining

Norbert Preining preining
Mon Jan 12 03:33:07 PST 2004

On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Norbert Preining wrote:
> I have hostap 0.1.2 running and additionally ifplugd and waproamd
> running for automatic configuration.
> But it looks to me that the hostap driver automatically tries to join
> some AP.

One more information:

Here are the messages when the modules are loaded:

vmunix: hostap_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
vmunix: hostap_pci: 0.1.2 - 2003-11-02 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at>)
vmunix: hostap_pci: Registered netdevice wlan0
vmunix: prism2_hw_init: initialized in 200 ms
vmunix: wlan0: trying to read PDA from 0x007f0000: OK
vmunix: wlan0: NIC: id=0x8022 v1.0.0
vmunix: wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.1
vmunix: wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.5.6
vmunix: wlan0: Intersil Prism2.5 PCI: mem=0xf8000000, irq=10
vmunix: wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x8946)
vmunix: wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x8947)
vmunix: wlan0 unsupported ioctl(0x8946)
ifplugd(wlan0)[781]: Using interface wlan0/00:02:8A:95:EE:C0
ifplugd(wlan0)[781]: Using detection mode: wireless extension
ifplugd(wlan0)[781]: Initialization complete, link beat not detected.
waproamd(wlan0)[811]: waproamd 0.4 initializing, using wireless event notifications.
waproamd(wlan0)[811]: Successfully set host roaming of driver to <user space>
waproamd(wlan0)[811]: Currently not associated, interface enabled.
waproamd(wlan0)[811]: Initialization complete.
vmunix: prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 2

Can the problem be related to the host roaming
	operating mode changed 3 -> 2

Best wishes


Norbert Preining <preining AT logic DOT at>         Technische Universit?t Wien
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