[RFC 1/2] Support fixing the BSSID in IBSS mode.

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Jan 28 01:39:13 PST 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 06:52:34PM +0100, Nicolas Cavallari wrote:
> When the "bssid=" option is set for an IBSS network and ap_scan = 2,
> ask the driver to fix this BSSID, if possible.
> Previously, any "bssid=" option were ignored in IBSS mode when ap_scan=2.

Thanks, applied both patches.

> Whould like to know if it is the right approach, driver-wise and
> configuration-wise.
> I'm not aware of any program specifying a BSSID when creating an IBSS
> network, except NetworkManager that does it only when the user
> requests it.

Well, this is not really the way IBSS is supposed to work, but since
this type of hacks have been implemented in some drivers, we might as
well support them in wpa_supplicant.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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