ap scanning?

Johannes Berg johannes
Tue May 3 14:18:38 PDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-05-03 at 11:53 -0700, Daniel Halperin wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running hostap with an Intel 5300 AP and an Ath 9380 client; I'm
> simply running a long TCP connection that is averaging around 200-230
> Mbps goodput. Occasionally, there is a 2 second gap during which 0
> packets are delivered, but I can't find any evidence of lost
> packets/firmware crash/radio reset even adding logs at each end of the
> connection.
> Does hostap occasionally scan the RF environment (a'la 802.11h or so),
> if so would this process take around 2-3 seconds, and can I disable
> it? I can't find any mention of scanning in hostapd.conf .

I don't think hostapd scans, but how are you connecting the client? It
could be scanning.


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