80211 patch1

Johannes Hofmann Johannes.Hofmann at gmx.de
Mon Apr 24 10:26:44 PDT 2006

Sepherosa Ziehau <sepherosa at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 4/16/06, Sepherosa Ziehau <sepherosa at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have managed to port fbsd6's net80211, based on patch sumbitted by
>> Andrew Atrens and Adrian Michael Nida
>> Please try following patch:
>> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/802_11.diff1
> I have fixed some nits in above patch, please try:
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/802_11.diff2

Recompiled the kernel with the new patch and found no issues with iwi.


> For potential testers that equips Atheros card, please try:
> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/ath/
> Best Regards,
> sephe
>> NOTE:
>> 1) This patch is against src/ *not* against src/sys/
>> 2) Please don't forget "-p0" in the `patch' command
>> 3) Please compile kernel/modules with INVARANTS
>> 4) There is a noticable change in ifconfig(8): if you use WEP,
>> 'weptxkey' option *must* be supplied now
>> This patch is quite gross and will be rearranged at a later time.  In
>> this stage, I just want to assert that 80211 layer in DragonFly needs
>> *no* extra serialize/mutex mechanism due to the nature of the NIC's
>> serialization framework
>> awi(4) is unhooked both in GENERIC and LINT temporarily
>> If you have an awi(4) and can help testing, please let me know, thanks
>> For people that have ral(4) and want to give it a try, please take a look at:
>> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/ral
>> I have tested acx(4), wi(4) and ral(4).  The rest of the drivers
>> compile cleanly, please test them, thanks
>> WPA's functionality is tested with an ral(4).  I don't have an AP that
>> supports WPA2, so if you have one please test it, thanks
>> WPA is supported for iwi(4) and ral(4) currently, `wpa_supplicant' and
>> a brief tutorial (written by Sam Leffler) is at:
>> http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/wpa
>> NOTE: you can build `wpa_supplicant' in wpa_supp/ *not* in wpa_supplicant/
>> Thank Sam Leffler and many other people for their great work
>> Thank Andrew Atrens and Adrian Michael Nida for submitting the patch
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