Adhoc network disappears after about a minute
Mon Apr 27 13:02:34 PDT 2015
On Mon, 2015-04-27 at 10:00 -0700, Marlon Smith wrote:
> Thanks Jouni. The driver I'm using is wext.
> However, I've solved the problem by creating an access point instead of
> an ad-hoc network, so I no longer need to figure this out.
The better fix (as in most things) is to use the 'nl80211' driver, as
with nl80211 there's actually a chance of fixing bugs in the kernel.
> On Sun, 2015-04-26 at 11:11 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 04:47:47PM -0700, Marlon Smith wrote:
> > > I'm using wpa_supplicant to create an adhoc network, but after about a
> > > minute the network seems to disappear (I can no longer see it from
> > > another device).
> > Which driver are you using? It is unlikely that wpa_supplicant would be
> > behind the IBSS disappearing since it does not really do anything to
> > maintain the network after the intiial configuration, i.e., all that is
> > taken care of by the driver.
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