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SubjectRe: Support for Android for mac80211 / cfg80211 802.11 drivers
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Bob Copeland <me@bobcopeland.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@gmail.com> wrote:
>> We get poked every now and then for Android support for mac80211 or
>> cfg80211 drivers. Since the questions is quite common I figured It'd
>> be good to document what needs to get done for this. Android folks,
>> you listening?
>>
>> http://wireless.kernel.org/en/developers/Documentation/Android
>>
>> If you already have worked on this or are going to please feel free to
>> update the wiki so no one else re-invents the wheel.
>
> I don't think it's good to advocate a custom driver.  They should be able
> to use stock wpa_supplicant w/ nl80211 and put the extensions in the
> hardware layer.

Can you elaborate?

Luis
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