wpa_supplicant: how to inform AP of Sleep Mode

Davide Leonardi leonardi.dav
Sun Oct 11 12:19:37 PDT 2009

> 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.
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> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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Hi. Thanks for replying.
I think wpa_supplicant uses some type of MAC frame (for example for probe
request, right?).
So I believed there's a way to inform AP of the intention of going to sleep
(modifying source code, of course)

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