[PATCH] driver_nl80211: implement hapd_set_ssid callback

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Jan 23 11:28:58 EST 2011


On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 03:00:42PM +0200, Arik Nemtsov wrote:
> When operating in AP mode, this callback passes the SSID to the kernel
> driver.
> 
> wl12xx cards handle probe requests in FW. When the SSID is not
> broadcast in beacon data (i.e. the SSID is hidden), the AP must know the
> real SSID in order to respond to directed probe requests.

This looks reasonable, but could you please re-submit this after
matching functionality gets added to wireless-testing.git? If this basic
part of only providing SSID gets implemented (i.e., no Probe Response
template), we will also need to have a driver capability indicating that
the driver will be generating its own Probe Response frames so that we
can disable functionality that needs special Probe Request processing
support like P2P and WPS.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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