Silly question - HostAP in kernel tree

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Mar 26 15:11:54 PST 2005

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 02:24:51PM +0000, Stef?n Freyr Stef?nsson wrote:

> I was under the impression that the HostAP driver would be in the
> official kernel tree from version 2.6.11 (don't ask me why... thought I
> saw it somewhere but can't remember where). This didn't happen so I
> wanted to ask if this is something that is foreseeable (2.6.12 maybe)?

There was no plan in getting Host AP driver into 2.6.11 and it will not
be in 2.6.12 either. Host AP driver is currently in wireless-2.6 and -mm

> If this is in the works, would it be at all possible to include the
> default mode that the driver uses in the kernel config?

If you mean iw_mode option, yes, it could be added to kernel config.
Then again, you can already set it as a module parameters.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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