how to send frames in ad-hoc mode?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Jan 4 18:47:12 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 04:55:19PM +0100, Leonardo Maccari wrote:

> So to have a compliant implementation driver support is needed to add to
> beacon and probe response frames a RSNIE in ad-hoc mode. Is it possible to
> add this support for PRISMII chipsets? does the firmware lets the driver
> control beacon and probe response IE?

Yes it is. hostapd does it in Host AP mode and the exact same mechanism
works in ad-hoc mode. The current CVS version of wpa_supplicant does
actually support this configuration for ad-hoc mode with the simple
WPA-None and I verified that the Beacon frames were indeed being send
out with WPA IE.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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