[PATCH] nl80211 driver: fix beacon interval setting
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed May 21 17:35:30 EDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 15:51 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > > To implement multi-BSS support again I really need per-BSS data in the
> > > nl80211 driver. I can make it work by introducing a per-VLAN/per-BSS
> > > data hash that hashes from the interface name, but I'd like to avoid
> > > that. If I were to post a patch for the driver interface that does what
> > > I need, would you help me adjust all the other drivers?
> > Using a hash table here sounds like an optimization that is probably not
> > needed (we do not really have that many BSSes..). driver_test.c has a
> > simple example that uses a linked list of per-BSS structures and
> > test_driver_get_bss() function to fetch one based on ifname. I would
> > expect something similar to work with driver_nl80211.c, too.
> True, with a small lookup function it wouldn't really matter. I'll give
> it a try when I get around.
Ok, I looked at this, but I really need the ifname in more functions:
- del_beacon (could be hacked around by looking at the bssid.. yuck)
For not all of the sta functions it is necessary, but since I'm trying
to move towards a "stations are per virtual interface" model in mac80211
it will probably become necessary, and at least sta_set_flags needs it
because of the 802.1x setting.
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