[RFC] nl80211: allow Android P2P functionality

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Apr 30 09:42:26 EDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-04-30 at 18:43 +0530, Sreenath wrote:
> Hello Johannes,
> Does this patch has to be applied on top of the patches submitted by 
> David Spinadel or hostap default git checkout code?

It can be applied today.

> Also whether wpa_supplicant has to be started on dummy 'p2p0' interface 
> along with WLAN primary interface. Because with out that, control socket 
> won't be created on 'p2p0' and which in turn is needed by Android 
> framework for P2P operations.

Well, do
# iw wlan0 interface create p2p0 __p2pdev
first. Then use

wpa_supplicant ... -ip2p0 -N -iwlan0


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