Re: [PATCH 1/1] Ath5k: add AP mode

From: Jiri Slaby
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 10:19:54 EST

On 10/21/2008 08:08 PM, Nick Kossifidis wrote:
> 2008/10/12 Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> Add support for AP mode. This involves:
>> - enablement in ath5k_beacon_config -- initialize beacon timer
>> - add AP to the supported modes in ath5k_add_interface
>> - handle beacon change even for AP in ath5k_config_interface
>> - remove useless test for IBSS in ath5k_beacon_update
>> Note that it doesn't enable the AP mode for the driver. It must
>> be enabled by NL80211_IFTYPE_AP bit added to interface_modes.
> a) It won't work without the following as Gregory pointed out

This was intentional, see the changelog.

> b) For some reason it only works with 5212/5213 cards, i tested it on
> a 5413 and an 2425 and it didn't work (hostapd seems to hang).

I've ordered 5413 ;), will come with updates.

Thanks for testing, Nick.
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