Re: Support for Probe request frames

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-10-01 03:21:22 UTC

On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 11:14:07AM +0200, Victor Aleo wrote:

> I would like to know if hostapd supports Probe request frames. These
> frames are a subtype of management frames and are sended by the station
> when it is configured with active scanning.

No, it does not since Intersil firmware takes care of probe requests (and does not even pass any information about them to the host side).

> By the way, it is possible to configure the stations with Prism2 driver
> to use the Active scanning mechanism?

Aren't they already using active scanning with probe requests with the default setup?  

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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