What's the meaning of wireless event "AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00"?

hong zhang henryzhang62
Thu Nov 17 10:47:55 PST 2011

--- On Tue, 11/15/11, Bin Li <libin.charles at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Bin Li <libin.charles at gmail.com>
> Subject: What's the meaning of wireless event "AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00"?
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 1:14 AM
> Hi,
>  It make the wireless connection drops, and the log like
> below, so
> what's the possible reason? Thanks!
> Wireless event: cmd=0x8b15 len=20
> Wireless event: new AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00
> Setting scan request: 0 sec 100000 usec
> Added BSSID 40:f4:ec:7e:17:de into blacklist
> CTRL-EVENT-DISCONNECTED - Disconnect event - remove keys

AP sent Deauth to your device and your wifi driver sent event to wpa_supplicant. I met this kind of problem with reason code 7.
You can use wireshark to get traffic information and see what reason 
it is. My case is solved by upgrading switch firmware.

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