[PATCH 0/2] allow WLAN module to suspend/resume without reset

"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" mail at 3v1n0.net
Mon Dec 1 04:22:01 CET 2008

Werner Almesberger wrote:
> "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" wrote:
>> So I tried to switch network (using wpa_cli,
>> so commanding directly wpa_supplicant)
> What exactly did switching the network involve ? I.e., how do the
> networks differ ?

The first network was a WPA1/2 net, the second one was a WEP network.
They had different essid, obviously.

>> In this case scanning (both with wpa_cli scan and with iwlist eth0 scan)
>>  only returned my previous AP (also after an 'iwconfig eth0 essid off').
> How many APs do you normally see in a scan ? Only your two ? Or
> are there also some from the neighbourhood ?

There are more... Scanning with my PC I get more than 10 results, with
the FR something like 6-7 APs.

>> So I do a suspend/resume, and as expected, on resume I had a "fresh"
>> working wifi interface;
> Good, so module removal/re-insertion would be a suitable work-around
> if all else fails.

It seems to be...

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