Subject: Re: [802.11] Enabling beacon frames reception in hostap mode
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/01/2004 00:05:09
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 08:00:45PM +0100, Jorge Ramon Acereda Maci? wrote:
> (Jorge Ramon Acereda Maci?) writes:
> > So, is this an incorrect behaviour of the driver? Should I be getting
> > the beacons in hostap mode?
> Sorry Dave, I missed your response (I am not subscribed to the
> list). In your response you say:
> "AP clients do not send beacons."
> My question then should be: what would be the best way to have a
> continuosly updating RSSI of the AP clients from the APs?
> I thought I could simply have the APs sending broadcast pings, but it
> didn't work, I don't get replies (is this normal?).

No, that is not normal. Are the clients on the same subnet as the AP?
E.g., (AP), (client 1), (client 2)?
AP pings


> TIA,
>   Jorge Acereda

David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933