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From: Dan Williams <>
To: Johannes Berg <>
Cc: "John W. Linville" <>,
Subject: Re: [wt PATCH 0/5] libertas: make association work again
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 00:41:07 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, 2010-07-30 at 08:35 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 23:07 -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> > This series makes libertas actually associate with APs after the
> > cfg80211 conversion.  There was a pretty big TODO where if cfg80211
> > didn't pass in the BSSID of the AP to associate with, then libertas
> > would fail because the firmware really, really, really wants a BSSID.
> > So lets do a scan to find that BSSID.  The other notable change is
> > a fix to make sure all supported rates are included in the firmware's
> > association request, lack of which caused some APs to deny the attempt.
> I'm a bit tempted to say we could use the connect logic in cfg80211 to
> provide this? cfg80211 _already_ provides this if the hardware wants
> auth()/assoc() rather than connect() calls, so it seems fairly simple to
> also (optionally) do it here?

Yeah, I thought about that too.  Do you want me to work on that now
instead of letting this patch through?  I can revert the relevant bits
of this later if that's acceptable too.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2010-08-04  5:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-07-30  6:07 [wt PATCH 0/5] libertas: make association work again Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:11 ` [wt PATCH 1/5] libertas: get the right # of scanned BSSes Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:12 ` [wt PATCH 2/5] libertas: better scan response debugging Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:14 ` [wt PATCH 3/5] libertas: better association request debugging Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:16 ` [wt PATCH 4/5] libertas: fix association with some APs by using extended rates Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:18 ` [wt PATCH 5/5] libertas: scan before assocation if no BSSID was given Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:37   ` Johannes Berg
2010-08-04  5:43   ` [wt PATCH 5/5 v2] " Dan Williams
2010-07-30  6:35 ` [wt PATCH 0/5] libertas: make association work again Johannes Berg
2010-07-31 13:54   ` Holger Schurig
2010-08-04  5:41   ` Dan Williams [this message]
2010-08-04  7:46     ` Johannes Berg
2010-08-04 19:15       ` Dan Williams
2010-08-04 19:34         ` John W. Linville
2010-08-05 17:27           ` Dan Williams

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