Hostap station mode active scan question

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Jan 6 19:28:05 PST 2007

On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 06:35:31PM -0600, Sriram Chadalavada wrote:

> >> iwpriv wlan0 scan_channels <bitmask>

> This option was not recognized. I am using hostap 0.3.9, hostap tools 0.3.7,
> wireless tools 27.

That may have been added in a later driver version.

> Also, could someone confirm that hostap uses long preambles in the station
> mode?

Host AP driver does not control preamble setting for client modes; this
is done in the firmware. If I remember correctly, Prism2/2.5/3 supports
short preamble, so I would expect it to use short preamble if the AP
supports this.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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