Subject: Re: ath(4) and stealth AP
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Sam Leffler <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/19/2006 09:05:51
Rui Paulo wrote:
> Tatoku Ogaito <> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I'm having a problem with the ath(4) device recently.
>> After the "Big update on ath and net80211", 
>> both of my ath on pci (ThinkPad X31) and ath on cardbus cannot find
>> wireless network which provided by stealth Access Point.
>> Since wi(4) and iwi(4) can connect the same network at same time,
>> I think it is the problem on ath.
>> Also, when I change the AP setting to announce its SSID, ath 
>> CAN connect to the network.
>> Has anybody else noticed any problem like this ?
> Not with ath, but with ral AND wpa_supplicant. It's unable to
> find the AP is SSID broadcast is off.
Is the channel marked for passive scan only?