sean at mcneil.com
Tue Dec 2 18:21:51 CET 2008
Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Sean McNeil wrote:
>> This has been broken for me a long time on various kernels. It must me
>> something I'm doing wrong. I'll need to get Werner to help me on this. I
>> just can't get anything on a scan at all.
> Does this happen with iwlist scan or with some other program ?
It is happening with wpa_cli. I basically get a message:
ar6000_ioctl_giwscan(): data length 0
I think it is an wext issue. with wpa_supplicant support.
> Also, if even iwlist scan doesn't work, does anything run before it
> that touches WLAN ?
Yes, it would appear that iwlist is working. I'll need to see what it is
> As far as I can tell, at least iwlist scan on a pristine system (i.e.,
> one that doesn't do things with WLAN on its own) works for everyone.
> The real problems only seem to kick in once wpa_supplicant had a
> chance to run.
OK, so it is probably something in the wext layer?
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