Re: Forcing an AP scan
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Pablo Martí <pmarti warp es>
- Cc: network manager <networkmanager-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Forcing an AP scan
- Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 00:35:51 -0400
On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 14:49 +0200, Pablo Martí wrote:
> Hi all,
> as a part of a project, we want to export a new method for NM, a
> "RescanAccessPoints" that refreshes the AP list. We've tried to export
> nm_supplicant_interface_request_scan, but it doesnt seems to work.
> Somehow two signals "scan-result" and "scanned-ap" seem to be involved
> with the scan process, but when we force it with the mentioned method
> only the "scan-result", but no "scanned-ap" signal is emitted... are
> we in the right track? Any hints would be really appreciated.
Honestly, don't do this. It comes up again and again and is in the
archives. Instead, we should be optimizing the scan algorithm. There
isn't a good reason to force a rescan if (a) the drivers don't suck and
(b) the NM scan algorithm is optimal.
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