Re: patches II

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-09-12 14:05:58 UTC

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 07:41:35PM -0400, Gerald Britton wrote:

> (01-flush_sched) Initial thinking toward fixing things so that yanking a live
> pccard won't crash things. Scheduling queues ought to be flushed during close
> to ensure that we don't have any schedule_task() scheduled things still
> pending. This isn't a biggie, but it probably ought to be there. More
> thinking and fixing on this issue to come later.

Applied and included in 2002-09-12 release.

> (02-promisc) Rediff of previous patch.
> (03-monitor) Rediff and addition of an ARPHRD_IEEE80211_HFA384X which is raw
> RX/TX descriptor headers for receive and transmit. Currently it is setup to
> completely override the tx_control field on transmit. Receive seems to work,
> not well tested otherwise though. Definately a MUCH nicer struct to toy with
> than the big linux-wlan-ng struct.

In my patch queue. I want test promisc patch a bit first. Monitor mode changes look fine. I will probably apply this soon and also remove PRISM2_MONITOR definition and multiple ifdef/endifs of it to clean up the code quite a bit.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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