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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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