[PATCH] wpa_cli infinite loop
Wed Oct 29 01:12:44 PDT 2008
On Wednesday 29 October 2008 15:03:07 Graham Gower wrote:
> I start wpa_supplicant and wpa_cli from a script like so:
> wpa_supplicant \
> -Bw \
> -i $iface \
> -D ralink \
> -c $wpa_conf \
> -P $wpa_pidfile
> # wait for wpa_supplicant to open its socket interface
> while [ ! -r /var/run/wpa_supplicant/$iface ]; do
> sleep 1
> echo -n "."
> wpa_cli \
> -B \
> -a/etc/init.d/wpa_action.sh \
> -P $wpa_cli_pidfile
> The wpa_supplicant.conf file contains a network and wpa_supplicant
> associates with it. Sometimes, wpa_cli will fail to call my action
> script (I am unsure what triggers this - a race?).
Have you tried using the -W (Wait for a control interface monitor before
starting.) wpa_supplicant command line option? It is needed to avoid
wpa_supplicant generating events before your action script process
is able to receive them.
Also be aware the the -w option is removed from 0.6.X.
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