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authorJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2011-04-21 17:41:01 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2011-04-21 17:41:01 (GMT)
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Enable CONFIG_DRIVER_NL80211=y in the default configuration
nl80211 should be preferred over WEXT with any recent Linux kernel version.
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diff --git a/wpa_supplicant/defconfig b/wpa_supplicant/defconfig
index 647c49d..0c8e5f2 100644
--- a/wpa_supplicant/defconfig
+++ b/wpa_supplicant/defconfig
@@ -78,10 +78,15 @@ CONFIG_DRIVER_ATMEL=y
#CONFIG_DRIVER_RALINK=y
# Driver interface for generic Linux wireless extensions
+# Note: WEXT is deprecated in the current Linux kernel version and no new
+# functionality is added to it. nl80211-based interface is the new
+# replacement for WEXT and its use allows wpa_supplicant to properly control
+# the driver to improve existing functionality like roaming and to support new
+# functionality.
CONFIG_DRIVER_WEXT=y
# Driver interface for Linux drivers using the nl80211 kernel interface
-#CONFIG_DRIVER_NL80211=y
+CONFIG_DRIVER_NL80211=y
# Driver interface for FreeBSD net80211 layer (e.g., Atheros driver)
#CONFIG_DRIVER_BSD=y