Help needed in understanding hostapd design
Tue May 27 20:56:08 PDT 2014
Hostapd experts, please help
On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 6:55 PM, Balaramulu Paduchuri <
p.balaramulu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to understand hostapd source code since some days and i
> struck with following questions in my mind. I checked the developer
> documentation before coming here. Also i don't have driver experience
> 1. I learnt that, driver specific functionality will be written in
> driver_xxx.c in src/drivers directory. But what is the difference between
> driver_nl80211.c( This is for configuring wireless adapter using netlink)
> and driver_hostap.c Do we have to use both for a wireless adapter ? Suppose
> if device supports cfg80211, then also do we need driver_hostap.c
> 2. How driver_nl802.11.c functions will be triggered ?
> 3. How the config information from hostapd.conf will be passed to
> wireless driver stack ?
> Thanks in advance,
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