question about channel switching delay

hong zhang henryzhang62
Fri Aug 3 10:31:56 PDT 2007


In managed mode (sta), if you assign a SSID name to
driver, driver will try to associate an AP with the
SSID name. If you only want to change SSID name and
mode(a/b/g), you should do it in manager mode then sta
match what AP has when sta associates to the AP.

--- YAN HE <yanhe at> wrote:

> Hello,everybody,
> I am using hostap driver 0.4.9 for a Netgear MA401
> card on Linux 2.6.11. The card was in Managed mode
> and connected to an access point first. When I
> changed either essid or mode by invoking ioctl() in
> my program, the delay is 12 ms. However, if I
> changed both essid and mode, the delay is 33 ms,
> which is more than the sum of two separate delays.
> Does anyone meet this before?
> Thanks.
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