wpa_supplicant ap_scan=0

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Sep 9 06:41:16 PDT 2019

On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 03:03:34PM +0530, kiran k wrote:
> What is NL80211 received by wpa_supplicant when ap_scan=0. How does
> wpa_supplicant initiate association to driver. Any reference nl80211
> driver and code which can be used as a reference. There is a
> requirement to do scan and connect in driver and run the 4-way
> handshake using wpa_supplicant.
> Any inputs on this would be appreciated.

ap_scan=0 is not expected to be used with the nl80211 driver interface.
It was used with some legacy drivers long time ago and the only
remaining use case is wired networks.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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