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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ieee80211: Print human-readable disassoc/deauth reason codes
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Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> writes:

> On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 19:44 -0600, Calvin Owens wrote:
>> Create a function to return a descriptive string for each reason code,
>> and print that instead of the numeric value in the kernel log. These
>> codes are easily found on popular search engines, but one is generally
>> not able to access the internet when dealing with wireless connectivity
>> issues.
>
> I believe both iw and wpa_supplicant already have the reason code
> printout, and if you're diagnosing connectivity issues then you're
> probably using those anyway (e.g. iw event -t), so I don't really see
> much point in adding this to the kernel?

FWIW I find this useful. When I have connection problems I rarely look
at wpasupplicant, mostly I'm so lazy that I just check from the kernel
log what's happening. Just my 0.02 EUR.

--
Kalle Valo


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