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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mac80211_hwsim: suggest nl80211 instead of wext driver in documentation
On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:39:04AM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-10-17 at 00:39 +0200, Linus Lüssing wrote:
> > For mac80211_hwsim interfaces, suggest to use wpa_supplicant with the
> > more modern, netlink based driver instead of wext.
>
> Makes sense, applied.
>
> > Actually, I wasn't even able to make a connection with the
> > configuration
> > files and information provided in
> > Documentation/networking/mac80211_hwsim/{README,hostapd.conf/wpa_supp
> > licant.conf}
> >
> This less so, we even have a few test cases we run regularly, but I
> don't know. Maybe there's something special in those configuration
> files that we don't test for otherwise.

I investigated a little further and the problem is probably that
I'm running a minimal Linux kernel which was compiled without
CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT :-).

Anyways, thanks for applying the patch!

Regards, Linus

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