Re: NM does not work with iwl4965 device

On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 07:34:47AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:

> 1 means wpa_supplicant scans around and tries to find the AP.  But if
> the AP is "hidden", wpa_supplicant won't find it because wpa_supplicant
> doesn't know how to find hidden APs.  NM works around that by caching
> the BSSID after a successful connection, and when it finds that BSSID in
> scan results, filling in the SSID.

Just caught this -- so, how does NM find that BSSID in the first place?
Someone un-hides the network long enough to connect, then NM just
remembers?  Or is this "ask for the SSID, expect driver scanning
routines to find it _somehow_, then cache the results"?

John W. Linville
linville tuxdriver com

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