Help with wireless disassociation

Chuck Tuffli Chuck.Tuffli
Tue Jun 16 13:59:21 PDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> You could make the driver send out empty data nullfunc frames 
> (assuming it supports sending arbitrary frames) if you want 
> to minimize size of the transmitted frames. However, it is 
> not sure whether the AP would count those as activity as far 
> as the inactivity timeout is concerned.

I'll second Jouni's suggestion. We've had success sending Data Null
packets from within the device driver to keep APs from disconnecting.


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