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SubjectRe: pull request: wireless-2.6 2008-08-26
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 5:19 PM, Tomas Winkler <tomasw@gmail.com> wrote:
> This patch is marked as W/A and should have
> probably some cleaner solution in 2.6.28

OK

>>> Last solution would be to remove this merging all together
>>
>> Absolutely not! IBSS merge is per spec, otherwise you don't really have
>> a real IBSS.
>
> I'm all for following spec and we've tried really hard to make it work.
> Anyhow I'm not sure what you call real IBSS. nobody has checked it for
> 1.5 year this patch is in and now is suddenly so important...

I don't care about your work around, I was replying due to your insane
comments about considering removing IBSS merge support because your
hardware does not support it well.

> I would like to see if there is any HW under mac80211 that actually
> work with this.

Atheros hardware supports IBSS merge, please consider a proper work
around instead for hardware which does not support this.

Luis


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