[PATCH v2 1/2] nl80211: set NL80211_SCAN_FLAG_COLOCATED_6GHZ in scan

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Apr 6 08:47:06 PDT 2022

On Wed, 2022-04-06 at 08:40 -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 4/6/22 8:15 AM, Ilan Peer wrote:
> > From: Tova Mussai <tova.mussai at intel.com>
> > 
> > Set NL80211_SCAN_FLAG_COLOCATED_6GHZ in the scan params to enable
> > scanning for co-located AP's found in 2.4/5 GHz bands when
> > not scanning passively. Do so only when collocated scanning
> > is not disabled by higher layer logic.
> If I read the double-negatives correctly, this patch enables the new
> flag by default, and at least in this patch, there is no way to disable
> that.
> Should there be a user-configurable in wpa_supplicant.conf to allow enabling/disabling
> this feature?

And if not, why didn't we just always set it in the kernel? This still
confuses me a bit :)


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