wpa_supplicant: how to inform AP of Sleep Mode

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Oct 11 11:54:49 PDT 2009

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 12:02:51PM +0200, Davide Leonardi wrote:
> I'm interested in modifying wpa_supplicant's channel scan. I need to know if
> is possible to inform access point of the intention of going to sleep,
> *without* going to sleep. I only need AP stores frames for some millisecond,
> then mobile device can download them with ps-poll.

wpa_supplicant does not control scanning at that level. You need to take
a look at the driver (or 802.11 networking stack like mac80211) for this
type of functionality. For example, mac80211 already does this
automatically when scanning.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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