[RFC] nl80211: allow Android P2P functionality

YanBo dreamfly281 at gmail.com
Fri May 10 15:20:53 EDT 2013


On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 3:07 AM, Johannes Berg
<johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for reply, Johannes, we are testing are under development
>> driver https://github.com/KrasnikovEugene/wcn36xx
>> So, that means we need register a P2P0 device (even it is Null
>> function and do nothing) via the new MAC80211 P2P API?
>
> No, it means that you need to handle NL80211_IFTYPE_P2P_DEVICE in your
> add_interface properly, etc. You may need to support offloaded
> remain-on-channel depending on your hw design.
>
> johannes
>
OK, let me try it firstly and send feedback when it works, BTW, the iw
I used is version 3.7-vht. Do the userspace nl80211 lib or iw tools
need be upgrade to enable the P2P function? Thanks.

BR /Yanbo


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