hostapd and 11h support

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Wed Dec 24 14:04:52 EST 2014


On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 07:29:04PM +0100, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> The firmware on the device *can* have CAC logic built-in. When it
> *is* built-in it is however disabled by default. Based on your
> feedback I will just detect firmware support, enable dfs in
> firmware, and signal DFS offload to hostapd. I would suggest
> introducing a new common capability flag for this instead of using a
> QCA vendor specific one. That would be odd ;-)

I see nothing odd in other drivers using the already defined QCA vendor
specific nl80211 command. Anyway, I have no issues with a new nl80211
capability flag added for this purpose. You'll probably have better
chances of getting that accepted with an upstream driver using it.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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