Subject: Re: [802.11] Enabling beacon frames reception in hostap mode
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/2004 00:05:09
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 08:00:45PM +0100, Jorge Ramon Acereda Maci? wrote:
> email@example.com (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., 192.168.1.1 (AP), 192.168.1.2 (client 1), 192.168.1.3 (client 2)?
AP pings 192.168.1.255?
> Jorge Acereda
David Young OJC Technologies
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