[rt2x00-users] roaming behavior of RT3070

Ivo Van Doorn ivdoorn at gmail.com
Tue May 4 17:00:44 AEST 2010


Hi,

> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 01:22, Wayne Liu <wayne.liu at impinj.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello All;
>> New to the group and asking a question that may have been addressed in which case my apology.
>>
>> How does the RT3070 driver behave when it sees current AP gone but there is other AP's in the same SSID with same security etc, on same or different channel.
>> My observation is that it takes quite a while to switch to the other AP even when that AP is on the same channel. I wonder if it is doing a re-scan.
>>
>> In general how does the driver do its scan, if there is no user space (wpa_supplicant etc) scan request?
>>
>> I am using RT3070STA v2.1.2.0.
>
> This project does not support the original driver from Ralink.

Ralink drivers do perform scanning in the driver, but I am not sure at
which intervals. Overall reassociation should be handled
by userspace applications like wpa_supplicant, which is exactly what
the rt2x00 do.

Ivo




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