[PATCH 2/2] ath10k: support MAC address randomization in scan

Brian Norris briannorris at chromium.org
Tue Apr 17 09:07:17 PDT 2018

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:22:13AM +0200, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> On 4/17/2018 2:28 AM, Brian Norris wrote:
> > It looks like the status quo for looking for SCHED_SCAN support is to
> > check if NL80211_CMD_START_SCHED_SCAN shows up in the command support
> > list. (IOW, that's what wpa_supplicant does.) We'll probably need to
> > imitate that.
> I believe checking command support is not really recommended. Instead, you
> better check NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_MAX_REQS being non-zero (since kernel
> 4.12 that is).

Why not? Command support checking is what wpa_supplicant is doing.

I noticed NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_MAX_REQS, but unfortunately, we have
to support older kernels. It looks like randomization was added in
v3.19, and as you point out, that's only available in v4.12.

I welcome other alternatives if you have them to offer.


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