Virtual Interface for P2P operations

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Jul 22 08:44:20 EDT 2011


On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 09:19 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:

> I think the correct way to handle this, short of exposing a separate
> netdev, would be to expose new nl80211 "start p2p" and "stop p2p"
> operations that wpa_s could use. These might internally create a (maybe
> hidden) netdev to use with the right operations.

I thought about this a bit and dumped my thoughts onto the wiki:

http://wireless.kernel.org/en/developers/p2p/p2p-interface-notes

johannes



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