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Date:	Thu, 25 Jan 2007 09:36:14 -0600
From:	Larry Finger <>
To:	Gene Heskett <>
CC:, Jiri Benc <>,, Ivo Van Doorn <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] bcm43xx: set channel when the interface is brought

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 25 January 2007 07:50, Jiri Benc wrote:
>> On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 12:47:08 +0100, Ivo Van Doorn wrote:
>>> Correct, similar problems have been detected in rt2x00. The temporary
>>> solution in there is to demand a scanning operation after the
>>> interface has been brought up.
>> Scanning? No no no, please! That would be a clear bug and misbehaviour.
>> Jiri
> Oh?  I'm sitting here watching the tty0 screen of my lappy after x has 
> been started, and I have established a connection, but SoftMAC is still 
> logging its scan activity, starting with channel 1 and scanning 14 
> channels.  Its doing this at approximately 2 minute intervals.  So I 
> think we have your definition of a clear bug and misbehaviour.

Are you running NetworkManager? If so, that is the source of the scanning.


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