wpa_supplicant and ssid

Bernhard Schmidt bschmidt at techwires.net
Tue Oct 19 06:30:45 UTC 2010

On Monday, October 18, 2010 18:55:34 you wrote:
> It seems that wpa_supplicant iterate through all scanned ssids and try to
> associate with each,
> and that cause two problem for me.
> 1) in my school, there are many AP, and connection is not stable, when
> disconnect,
> it take many time to try and fail to associate with those ssids until the
> one I want.

You can add a 'priority' statement to each network block in 

> 2) i can't associate with a non-discoverable ssid
> but probably it is my wireless driver's problem,
> i'm using bwn0 and currently I need to force it to use mode 11b or it is
> unusable.

Tried different options for the scan_ssid parameter?
> or should I complain to upstream ?

Before doing so, can you capture the output of 'wlandebug 0xffffffff' while 
trying to get a connection?


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