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.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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