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authorJohannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>2007-09-20 13:09:35 -0400
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-10-10 16:52:14 -0700
commit556829657397b9b05baec6691ead4e22ee8d1567 (patch)
tree44242431553e5e22c0bceaab7a06d9d7bf0dd2f6 /net/wireless/Kconfig
parent0800f170263d19b882e519441156c5f6ed190fc1 (diff)
downloadlinux-556829657397b9b05baec6691ead4e22ee8d1567.tar.gz
[NL80211]: add netlink interface to cfg80211
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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diff --git a/net/wireless/Kconfig b/net/wireless/Kconfig
index a228d56a91b..6291f13bba0 100644
--- a/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -1,6 +1,19 @@
config CFG80211
tristate "Improved wireless configuration API"
+config NL80211
+ bool "nl80211 new netlink interface support"
+ depends CFG80211
+ default y
+ ---help---
+ This option turns on the new netlink interface
+ (nl80211) support in cfg80211.
+
+ If =n, drivers using mac80211 will be configured via
+ wireless extension support provided by that subsystem.
+
+ If unsure, say Y.
+
config WIRELESS_EXT
bool "Wireless extensions"
default n
@@ -10,7 +23,9 @@ config WIRELESS_EXT
Wireless extensions will be replaced by cfg80211 and
will be required only by legacy drivers that implement
- wireless extension handlers.
+ wireless extension handlers. This option does not
+ affect the wireless-extension backward compatibility
+ code in cfg80211.
Say N (if you can) unless you know you need wireless
extensions for external modules.