Disassociation notification received - possible foul play?

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Jun 6 05:55:42 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 01:31:28PM +0100, Michael Zintakis wrote:
> Wireless event: cmd=0x8b15 len=24
> Wireless event: new AP: 00:00:00:00:00:00
> wlan0: Event DISASSOC (1) received
> wlan0: Disassociation notification
> Wouldn't that indicate that "Disassociation notification" was received 
> from "new" AP with MAC address 00:00:00:00:00:00 and that was the reason 
> for the disconnection?

No. That indicates that the driver has lost association for some reason.
The exact reason for that is not indicated in the event when WEXT is

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