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

Ben Greear greearb
Thu Oct 20 09:57:44 PDT 2011

On 10/20/2011 07:57 AM, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 10/20/2011 06:28 AM, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 06:26 -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Hm, I couldn't find global_init() being called in hostapd, so I thought
>> this will not work at all?
> I did most of my testing with some other patches applied as well.  Perhaps
> I messed up when splitting up the patches.  I'll double-check this patch
> set works stand-alone later today.

I did mess this up.  I am reworking the patch set and will re-post when
it's been fixed & tested.


> Thanks,
> Ben
>> johannes

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

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