[PATCH 1/2] p2p: disable 11b rates only on p2p interface creation
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Nov 2 04:32:09 EDT 2011
On Sat, 2011-10-29 at 23:18 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> If a driver is unable to implement the per-scan and per-management frame
> TX flag for no-CCK rates, a workaround in the driver (or firmware
> change) looks like a reasonable approach to handle this since mac80211
> does not have a concept of a P2P mode management interface.
> wpa_supplicant supports such design, but even in that case, it is up to
> the driver (or firmware) to decide when CCK rates should be disabled.
FWIW, I think such a design might actually be desirable in some cases,
and I don't see why we couldn't add it to cfg80211 and maybe even
mac80211 (though I'd prefer hiding the netdev in some way).
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