ap_scan values

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 17:32:00 UTC 2009

On 12/20/09, Steven Friedrich <freebsd at insightbb.com> wrote:
> I've been using a Project Evil Windows ethernet driver wrapped by NDIS.
> I use wpa, and in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf, I have the following line:
> ap_scan=2
> Our man page, for wpa_supplicant.conf states that this value should always
> be
> 1, but I had to set it to 2 to get it to work. I believe this is because
> we're
> using a windows driver so we need to pretend we're running Windows.
> So I had to set it to 1 when I want to use the bwi driver (new for 8.0) or
> uath driver.
> Once I made this change, bwi works.
> uath still escapes me.
> I hope someone changes the man page to let people know they need to use 2
> when
> using the NDIS driver.

I dont use ap_scan at all and it works for me.
Using ap_scan=2 is just workaround for buggy/broken scan results.

Paul B Mahol

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