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authorLior David <qca_liord@qca.qualcomm.com>2016-02-08 10:30:04 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2016-02-08 20:23:56 (GMT)
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wpa_supplicant: Basic support for PBSS/PCP
PBSS (Personal Basic Service Set) is a new BSS type for DMG networks. It is similar to infrastructure BSS, having an AP-like entity called PCP (PBSS Control Point), but it has few differences. PBSS support is mandatory for IEEE 802.11ad devices. Add a new "pbss" argument to network block. The argument is used in the following scenarios: 1. When network has mode=2 (AP), when pbss flag is set will start as a PCP instead of an AP. 2. When network has mode=0 (station), when pbss flag is set will connect to PCP instead of AP. The function wpa_scan_res_match() was modified to match BSS according to the pbss flag in the network block (wpa_ssid structure). When pbss flag is set it will match only PCPs, and when it is clear it will match only APs. Signed-off-by: Lior David <qca_liord@qca.qualcomm.com>
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# an IBSS network with the configured SSID is already present, the frequency of
# the network will be used instead of this configured value.
#
+# pbss: Whether to use PBSS. Relevant to IEEE 802.11ad networks only.
+# Used together with mode configuration. When mode is AP, it means to start a
+# PCP instead of a regular AP. When mode is infrastructure it means connect
+# to a PCP instead of AP. P2P_GO and P2P_GROUP_FORMATION modes must use PBSS
+# in IEEE 802.11ad network.
+# For more details, see IEEE Std 802.11ad-2012.
+#
# scan_freq: List of frequencies to scan
# Space-separated list of frequencies in MHz to scan when searching for this
# BSS. If the subset of channels used by the network is known, this option can