[pkg-wpa-devel] A challenge: wpa_supplicant + wlan button +
kelrin at tpg.com.au
Mon Jul 3 12:05:35 UTC 2006
Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 12:20:21PM +0200, Felix Homann wrote:
>>> If so, what new challenges has it presented?
>> No real challenges, yet. One point I don't like that much is that on
>> disconnect the IP address will not be cleared (what's the right term?). I
>> would prefer the interface to be "essentially" ifdowned a few seconds after a
>> disconnect. (That's the way ifplugd handles it.)
> I added a test to wpa_action, which flushes all ip adresses from the
> interface on disconnect, if the package iproute is installed. I didn't
> find an ifconfig equivalent for "/sbin/ip addr flush $IFACE".
Well, lets see how this flushing works in practise. I do not know why
more than ifdown is required, and have a hunch that this may lead to a
small semantic change in roaming behaviour in some situations.
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