Need Clarification

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Oct 13 08:38:37 PDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 11:57:50AM +0530, Raghavendra wrote:

>   I am using wpa_supplicant to associate with an AP. What I could see by wpa_supplicant's log is, wpa_supplicant scans all the channels to get AP info before getting connected/associated.
> Can I configure channel/frequency in wpa_supplicant config file, so that it scans only particular channel in which AP is present?

That is not yet supported. You might be able to change the scanning
behavior by using ap_scan=2 mode (i.e., allow the driver to decide which
BSS to use and stop wpa_supplicant from requesting scan results).
However, the driver may end up doing a scan of all channels anyway in
that case, too.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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