[arch-projects] [netctl][PATCH] Move away from using wpa_actiond

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Thu May 16 12:19:38 UTC 2019

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a bit of debugging I've noticed the move to wpa_cli broke my setup.
> Namely: wpa_cli does not reliably detect when the laptop resumes into
> another wireless network.
> Issue happens fairly intermittently - from once a week to multiple
> times a day - yet I have not seen it even once in the years of using
> wpa_actiond.

Is this related to your wpa_actiond patch [1] to wait for three
missing PONGs before failing?

> Should I file a archlinux bug report, any suggestions how to proceed?

It would be nice if you could gather some more details about the issue
you are experiencing. Most likely, it indicates a bug in wpa_cli. In
my experience, you are likely to get a helpful response over at the
hostap mailing list.

- Jouke

[1] https://patchwork.archlinux.org/patch/230/

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