hostapd and 802.11r

M. Braun michael-dev at
Tue Mar 22 15:04:36 PDT 2016

Am 21.03.2016 um 22:19 schrieb Ben Greear:
> I took a look at these patches.  In my case, putting my mgt network device
> into a bridge will be problematic.  Maybe instead hostapd could support
> a 'macvlan' option where it created a mac-vlan off of the network port
> to get the MAC filtering it is looking for?

should be working as well, but I've not yet tested that.

I'll try to include this in the next patchset version.

> I doubt that would be more work that using a bridge device, and might even
> perform better since some NICs have support for MAC filtering in hardware
> so that the ethX device doesn't have to go into promisc mode.

I my case, the netdev to listen on already was a bridge and hwsim tests
already use dummy netdev.

M. Braun

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