wpa_supplicant not working on wext interface

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Apr 15 08:10:25 PDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 08:01:28AM +0530, hardik patel wrote:
> >> D/wpa_supplicant( ?501): Wireless event: cmd=0x8b15 len=20
> >> D/wpa_supplicant( ?501): Wireless event: new AP: 00:26:0b:dc:17:8b
> 00:26:0b:dc:17:8b is mac addr is one my cisco AP . I am not able to
> understand that my conf does have not any network  entry then how
> wpa_supplicant get the address of ap and trying to connect with
> that... Yes i am not doing any p2p connection using wext interface...
> but i want make sure that same supplicant works for both p2p and
> normal wext interface for GUI ... because GUI using wext interface..

It sounds like something else on the system is making the driver connect
to the AP. You will have issues if there are multiple programs trying to
control the driver at the same time.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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