[PATCH 1/6] nl80211: Share a common netlink object.

Ben Greear greearb
Thu Oct 20 06:26:32 PDT 2011

On 10/20/2011 04:19 AM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 12:20 -0700, greearb at candelatech.com wrote:
>> From: Ben Greear<greearb at candelatech.com>
>> This decreases load and spurious messages when running
>> lots of VIFs.
> I'm pretty sure this will completely break hostapd.

How?  We run multiple VAPs just fine with this patch.  We are using
one hostapd process per VAP (and many STA interfaces in a single wpa_supplicant).

Please let me know what scenario you are worried about and I'll test it.


> johannes

Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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