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SubjectRe: [Bcm43xx-dev] Broadcom 43xx first results
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> Wouldn't it be better to try to get that functionality added into the
> net/ieee80211 code instead of maintaining separate extension outside the
> kernel tree? Many modern cards need the ability for the host CPU to take
> care of management frame sending and receiving and from my view point,
> this code should be in net/ieee80211. Many (all?) of the functions in
> this "SoftMAC" look like something that would be nice to have as an
> option in net/ieee80211. In other words, the low-level driver would
> indicate what kind of functionality it needs and ieee80211 stack would
> behave differently based on the underlying hardware profile.

It would certainly be a good idea and I'm sure that's what will happen
once the code is mature enough ;)

Ben.


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