[RFC-PATCH 1/2] wpa_supplicant: add new config params to be used with the ibss join command

Antonio Quartulli ordex
Wed Jun 6 06:11:30 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 02:56:32PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Does the multicast rate really need to be set in wpa_supplicant? If
> someone needs that special configuration, I would assume that iw can be
> used after the IBSS has been enabled.

That's the problem. nl80211 doesn't provide any way to modify such params after
the ibss has been established.

> By the way, you cannot include drivers/nl80211_copy.h into
> wpa_supplicant/config_ssid.h since config_ssid.h needs to remain
> independent of the driver interface.


> I would suggest reordering the patches in a way that you add the
> parameters one by one and include all the related changes
> (driver_nl80211.c, core changes, wpa_supplicant.conf documentation) in
> each patch. While I don't really in general like the non-compliant IBSS
> operations, this would make it somewhat more likely that you can
> convince me to take the fixed_freq and beacon_int (please rename that to
> beacon_int to match with hostapd and also use it for AP mode
> configuration instead of just IBSS).

ok, will do! :)

Thanks a lot,
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 490 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.shmoo.com/pipermail/hostap/attachments/20120606/8f5d8d9a/attachment.pgp 

More information about the Hostap mailing list