[PATCH]: use of IEEE80211_IOCTL_FILTERFRAME
Matthew 'mentor' Bell
mentor at madwifi.org
Thu Oct 11 17:51:00 EDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 14:36 -0700, Ted Merrill wrote:
> According to Atheros engineers, the IEEE80211_IOCTL_FILTERFRAME
> ioctl (for madwifi) must be always be passed out of line (see patch).
It appears to me that in general, whether data should be passed inline
or OOB depends on the size of data the IOCTL is expecting, not the size
of the data that is actually there . This affects all private IOCTLs,
so should probably be fixed for the general case.
Matthew W. S. Bell
 linux-2.6.21/driver/core/wireles.c:963 onwards
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