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From: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
To: Dan Williams <dcbw@redhat.com>
Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>,
	linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [wt PATCH 0/5] libertas: make association work again
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 15:34:42 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20100804193442.GR17666@tuxdriver.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1280949346.11056.1.camel@dcbw.foobar.com>

On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 02:15:46PM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 09:46 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 00:41 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > 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.
> > 
> > Either way works for me since I don't care about any cruft in
> > libertas ;)
> 
> John, if you don't mind applying this patch I'll work on generic
> scan-before-connect support in cfg80211 in a further patch series.

OK...which of these need to be in 2.6.36?

John
-- 
John W. Linville		Someday the world will need a hero, and you
linville@tuxdriver.com			might be all we have.  Be ready.

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-04 19:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-07-30  6:07 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
2010-08-04  7:46     ` Johannes Berg
2010-08-04 19:15       ` Dan Williams
2010-08-04 19:34         ` John W. Linville [this message]
2010-08-05 17:27           ` Dan Williams

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