Madwifi and hidden SSID

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Dec 28 15:18:49 PST 2007

On Fri, Dec 28, 2007 at 07:42:20PM +0100, Ruzsinszky Attila wrote:

> I did some tests and I found ap_scan=2 doesn't work at all for me.
> I unhide my SSID and wpa_supplicant can't connect when ap_scan=2.
> Is this correct?
> -Dwext doesn't work at all. I must use -W madwifi.

Which version of madwifi driver are you using? I'm using -Dwext with
madwifi 0.9.3 and both ap_scan=1 and ap_scan=2 have worked fine in my
tests. I don't use hidden SSIDs (they are quite pointless from security
view point), so I'm not sure about the current madwifi status for them.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

More information about the Hostap mailing list