[PATCH 1/6] nl80211: Share a common netlink object.
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Thu Oct 20 09:28:23 EDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 06:26 -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 10/20/2011 04:19 AM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 12:20 -0700, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
> >> From: Ben Greear<greearb at candelatech.com>
> >> This decreases load and spurious messages when running
> >> lots of VIFs.
> > I'm pretty sure this will completely break hostapd.
> How? We run multiple VAPs just fine with this patch. We are using
> one hostapd process per VAP (and many STA interfaces in a single wpa_supplicant).
> Please let me know what scenario you are worried about and I'll test it.
Hm, I couldn't find global_init() being called in hostapd, so I thought
this will not work at all?
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