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Subject[RFC 0/3 net] lorawan: Add LoRaWAN soft MAC module
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LoRaWAN(TM) is the MAC layer defined by LoRa Alliance(TM) over LoRa
devices. LoRa is one of Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) technology.

LoRaWAN networks typically are laid out in a star-of-stars topology in
which gateways relay messages between end-devices and a central network
server at the backend. Gateways are connected to the network server via
standard IP connections while end-devices use single hop LoRa(TM) or FSK
communication to one or many gateways.

A LoRa network distinguishes between a basic LoRaWAN (named Class A) and
optional features (Class B, Class C ...):
* Bi-directional end-devices (Class A)
* Bi-directional end-devices with scheduled receive slots (Class B)
* Bi-directional end-devices with maximal receive slots (Class C)

This patch set add LoRaWAN class module implementing the stack,
especially the soft MAC, between socket APIs and LoRa device drivers.

socket APIs:
send and receive the data
------------------------------------------------------------------------
LoRaWAN class module implements soft MAC:
append the header/footer, encryption/decryption, timing slot and MAC
commands
------------------------------------------------------------------------
LoRa device drivers:
send and receive the messages for MAC layer
------------------------------------------------------------------------
LoRa devices

This module starts from simple and implements partial Class A
end-devices features defined in LoRaWAN(TM) Specification Ver. 1.0.2.
More features and complexity, for example regional parameters, confirmed
data messages, join request/accept messages for Over-The-Air Activation,
MAC commands ... will be added in the future.

Besides, I upload these patches and open discussion. For example, the
more common/flexible interface for compatible LoRa device drivers and
protocols implementation, etc.

Another idea mentioned by Andreas: Make PF_LORA and PF_LORAWAN like
PF_INET and PF_INET6 exist at the same time. That is also interesting.

Jian-Hong Pan (3):
lorawan: Add LoRaWAN class module
lorawan: Add macro and definition for LoRaWAN class modlue
lorawan: List LORAWAN in menuconfig

include/linux/maclorawan/lora.h | 239 ++++++++++
include/linux/socket.h | 5 +-
include/uapi/linux/if_arp.h | 1 +
include/uapi/linux/if_ether.h | 1 +
net/Kconfig | 1 +
net/Makefile | 1 +
net/core/dev.c | 4 +-
net/maclorawan/Kconfig | 14 +
net/maclorawan/Makefile | 2 +
net/maclorawan/lorawan.h | 219 +++++++++
net/maclorawan/lrwsec.c | 237 ++++++++++
net/maclorawan/lrwsec.h | 57 +++
net/maclorawan/mac.c | 552 ++++++++++++++++++++++
net/maclorawan/main.c | 665 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
net/maclorawan/socket.c | 700 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
security/selinux/hooks.c | 4 +-
security/selinux/include/classmap.h | 4 +-
17 files changed, 2701 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 include/linux/maclorawan/lora.h
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/Kconfig
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/Makefile
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/lorawan.h
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/lrwsec.c
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/lrwsec.h
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/mac.c
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/main.c
create mode 100644 net/maclorawan/socket.c

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