Subject: Re: ath(4) and stealth AP
To: Sam Leffler <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/19/2006 17:50:37
Sam Leffler <> writes:

> 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?

I think it was for active scan (if you mean scan_ssid=1), but I'm
packaging and I already shut down the box..

  Rui Paulo			<rpaulo@{NetBSD{,-PT}.org,}>