[PATCH 1/3] nl80211: Add support for probe response offloading

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Oct 22 11:12:13 PDT 2011

On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 03:38:23PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> This also raises another question I've been meaning to ask you: do we
> expect there to be devices that can turn off the replying in firmware?
> If so we'd need to handle that as well -- TI's device will always reply
> so we'd have to fall back to simply not having things like interworking
> with the current firmware.

It is a bit difficult to say.. I've asked for such capability every now
and then when I've seen something like this come up. I would not be too
surprised if at some point people working with the firmware design just
give up trying to figure hardcoded rules and provide such backup
mechanism.. ;-)

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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