Matthew 'mentor' Bell mentor
Thu Oct 11 14:51:00 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 14:36 -0700, Ted Merrill wrote:
> According to Atheros engineers, the IEEE80211_IOCTL_FILTERFRAME
> ioctl (for madwifi) must be always be passed out of line (see patch).

It appears to me that in general, whether data should be passed inline
or OOB depends on the size of data the IOCTL is expecting, not the size
of the data that is actually there [1]. This affects all private IOCTLs,
so should probably be fixed for the general case.

Matthew W. S. Bell

[1] linux-2.6.21/driver/core/wireles.c:963 onwards
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