kick mesh node

Monthadar Al Jaberi monthadar at
Mon Jan 9 17:34:19 UTC 2012


I dont know if this is the correct way to do it.

if you run "ifconfig wlan0 mac:kick address" you will get Invalid
argument error because there is no code for MBSS.

This is patch makes it possible to kick a mesh node, useful when for
example you have some entries left "dead" in your table awaiting node
reclaim timeout.

Because there is no auth/assoc code for mesh I guess this is enough
(maybe we can try to send CLOSE LINK to the entry we kick so that it
updates its entries?):

--- a/sys/net80211/ieee80211_ioctl.c
+++ b/sys/net80211/ieee80211_ioctl.c
@@ -1397,6 +1397,17 @@ setmlme_common(struct ieee80211vap *vap, int op,
                            IEEE80211_FC0_SUBTYPE_DEAUTH, reason);
+               case IEEE80211_M_MBSS:
+                       IEEE80211_NODE_LOCK(nt);
+                       ni = ieee80211_find_node_locked(nt, mac);
+                       if (ni != NULL) {
+                               ieee80211_node_leave(ni);
+                               ieee80211_free_node(ni);
+                       }else{
+                               error = ENOENT;
+                       }
+                       IEEE80211_NODE_UNLOCK(nt);
+                       break;
                        error = EINVAL;

Monthadar Al Jaberi

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