hostap passive scanning.

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Wed Feb 9 19:21:01 PST 2005

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 08:22:55PM -0500, Andrea G Forte wrote:

> I noticed that passive scanning works correctly (writing the results of 
> the scan to file) only if hostAP is in Master mode. When hostap is in 
> Managed mode the channels are changed but no results are written to file.
> I am using hostap 0.1.3. and the commands I use are:
> iwpriv wlan0 ap_scan 1
> iwpriv wlan0 other_ap_policy 2 (and 3 as well).
> Then I check the file: /proc/net/hostap/wlan0/ap
> In Master mode I have the results, in Managed mode the file is empty.

This is expected behavior since this ap_scan functionality is only
supported in Master mode.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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