[PATCH] Add libertas_disablemesh module parameter to disable mesh interface

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-reply-to-2011-2 at silbe.org
Fri May 13 09:26:24 EDT 2011

Excerpts from Randy Dunlap's message of Wed May 11 19:00:30 +0200 2011:
> On Wed, 11 May 2011 14:52:34 +0200 Sascha Silbe wrote:
> > This allows individual users and deployments to disable mesh support at
> > runtime, i.e. without having to build and maintain a custom kernel.
> I guess a user could want to do this on a per-driver basis, but ISTM that
> it would be better to be something like a sysctl that applies to all (wireless)
> drivers.

AFAIK libertas is the only driver with a mesh implementation based on an
outdated 802.11s draft. To clarify, we could rename the parameter to
lbs_disable_olpcmesh (or just disable_olpcmesh).
Disabling 802.11s (latest draft) based mesh support is a separate


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