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

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Thu May 16 12:32:58 UTC 2019

On Thu, 16 May 2019 at 13:19, Jouke Witteveen <j.witteveen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
Haven't confirmed (did not hack on wpa_cli yet) but I suspect they're different.
The PONGs are required solely due to resource starvation - high
memory/CPU/fd usage. While here we have a wifi network change across

> > 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.
Dully noted, will do - thanks.


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