"Too many aps breaks wpa_supplicant"

Jim Veneskey jvene
Mon Mar 8 06:44:17 PST 2010

well - I compiled the latest development version and gave it a try.
I was QUITE impressed at how quickly it latched onto my AP among all of 
the other BSSIDs in my environment.
This is a major improvement over the build I was using previously :-)

Thanks for your help!


Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 08:23:48AM -0500, Jim Veneskey wrote:
>> We actually have approximately 800 APs in our testing environment
>> with most of them beaconing with their
>> full complement of 16 BSSIDs each - so we have quite a few ;-)
>> My target clients will not be able to hear them all (luckily) but
>> they will be able to hear a lot...
> The main problem I had in my tests was that the scan dwell time was not
> long enough to be able to receive and process all the Probe Response
> frames on a single channel.. ;-)  Other than that, I would expect the
> current development snapshot to be able to handle 10000 BSSes in scan
> results. Would be interesting to hear how that goes with real APs rather
> than simulated setup, though.
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