wpa_supplicant and roaming

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Jun 9 09:37:17 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 11:48:57AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:

> What you'd really want is the ability in the supplicant to say that it
> should jump to another AP on signal strength thresholds.  But there are
> two issues with this, first that (at least on Linux _still_) not all
> drivers report signal strength in a dependable manner (if at all), and
> that any roaming thresholds would need to be adjustable.

In this particular case, ap_scan=2 was actually used in the
configuration file and wpa_supplicant does not really have anything to
do with BSS selection in this case; it is all up to the driver.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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