|author||Luis R. Rodriguez <email@example.com>||2008-11-12 14:22:02 -0800|
|committer||John W. Linville <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-11-25 16:41:26 -0500|
cfg80211/mac80211: Add 802.11d support
This adds country IE parsing to mac80211 and enables its usage within the new regulatory infrastructure in cfg80211. We parse the country IEs only on management beacons for the BSSID you are associated to and disregard the IEs when the country and environment (indoor, outdoor, any) matches the already processed country IE. To avoid following misinformed or outdated APs we build and use a regulatory domain out of the intersection between what the AP provides us on the country IE and what CRDA is aware is allowed on the same country. A secondary device is allowed to follow only the same country IE as it make no sense for two devices on a system to be in two different countries. In the case the AP is using country IEs for an incorrect country the user may help compliance further by setting the regulatory domain before or after the IE is parsed and in that case another intersection will be performed. CONFIG_WIRELESS_OLD_REGULATORY is supported but requires CRDA present. Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <email@example.com> Acked-by: Johannes Berg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/wireless/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/net/wireless/Kconfig b/net/wireless/Kconfig
index f7c64dbe86c..e28e2b8fa43 100644
@@ -1,6 +1,15 @@
tristate "Improved wireless configuration API"
+ bool "cfg80211 regulatory debugging"
+ depends on CFG80211
+ default n
+ You can enable this if you want to debug regulatory changes.
+ If unsure, say N.
bool "nl80211 new netlink interface support"
depends on CFG80211
@@ -40,6 +49,8 @@ config WIRELESS_OLD_REGULATORY
ieee80211_regdom module parameter. This is being phased out and you
should stop using them ASAP.
+ Note: You will need CRDA if you want 802.11d support
Say Y unless you have installed a new userspace application.
Also say Y if have one currently depending on the ieee80211_regdom
module parameter and cannot port it to use the new userspace