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Bouncing WiFi clients

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Jack Yaz, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Jack Yaz

    Jack Yaz Part of the Furniture

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    I'm working on something to bounce my WiFi clients, and I understand I can do this with wl deauthenticate. It works fine without error if I specify a MAC, but if I omit the MAC, it deauths all clients on the interface (which is what I want). However, the last line of the output doesn't make sense:
    Code:
    [email protected]: wl -i wl0.1 deauthenticate
    
    STA MAC not specified, deauth all
    wl: Not Found
    Is the message just superfluous output?

    Router f/w and model if it makes a difference: AC86U 384.8_2
     
  2. JDB

    JDB Very Senior Member

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    Kinda odd, looks like it’s calling itself (but obviously with an incorrect path)!
    If it does as you want I wouldn’t worry about it, it’s not a common enough use case in the big wide world for this to likely have been noticed let alone fixed as a bug.


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  3. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    Looks like a glitch on the model. I don't get the "wl: Not Found" message on my RT-AC68U.
    Code:
    # wl -i wl0.1 deauthenticate
    STA MAC not specified, deauth all
    #
     
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  4. Jack Yaz

    Jack Yaz Part of the Furniture

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    Thanks, I'll probably be sending the output to /dev/null anyway , was just curious :)
     
  5. Jack Yaz

    Jack Yaz Part of the Furniture

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    I wonder if it could also be Merlin vs John's fork related?