3rd REVISED AGENDA -- Re: Linux Wireless Mini-Summit -- Ottawa --July 22, 2008

From: John W. Linville
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 20:00:35 EST

One more adjustment to account for change in the lunch schedule.



3rd Linux Wireless Summit
Les Suites Hotel, Byward Suite
Ottawa, Canada
22 July 2008

Proposed Agenda

0830 Meet & Greet

Introductions and opening remarks

0900 Status Reports

Overview of where things stand today

- QoS/Multiqueue

- 802.11n

- spectrum management

- Mesh mode (802.11s)

- RF kill

- driver status reports

1000 Break

1030 Current Work

Short presentations/discussions about work in progress

- access point mode

- cfg80211/nl80211
- time to push to replace WEXT?
- tool enhancements and/or userland support?

- regulatory enforcement (802.11d, CRDA)

- encrypted management frames (802.11w)

- virtual hardware (mac80211_hwsim)


1200 Vendor/Distro Round Table

Representatives from hardware vendors and Linux distributions
discuss issues around cooperation between themselves and the
development community, what we are doing well, and what problems we
are causing for each other.

1230 Lunch/Break (provided)

1400 Future work

Short presentations/discussions about work that has previously
been suggested or requested

- power management
- suspend/resume
- power savings

- lib80211 (code sharing w/ full MAC drivers)

- rate scaling algorithms
- minstrel
- others?

- userland MLME

- userland driver implementation

- organized testing (anyone have a proposal?)

1530 BoF/Break-out/BarCamp Session Proposals

1600 Break

1630 BoF/Break-out/BarCamp Sessions

Impromptu and/or unscheduled discussions as desired by group

1800 BoF/Break-out/BarCamp Session Reports

1830 Maintainence Issues

Round table discussion of issues related to maintenance of
the wireless trees

- trivial/cleanup patches
- testing or other requirements?
- should they have lower priority?
- should they require ACKs from primary author?

- submissions to -stable
- who should drive it?
- what policies?

- rate scaling algs
- driver-specific ok? what limitations?
- build policies (part of mac80211.ko?)

- questions/suggestions/complaints

1900 Adjourn
John W. Linville
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