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authorJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>2011-11-04 11:18:12 +0100
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2011-11-09 16:05:49 -0500
commit28946da763e8b8d8ffd01ab861b684a4afb4bc3b (patch)
treec4e1cd440702b81c2192a164356da4ba769a29a6 /include/linux/nl80211.h
parent665c93a93e35cafcd8c84073824f1ef1b19f0a7d (diff)
nl80211: allow subscribing to unexpected class3 frames
To implement AP mode without monitor interfaces we need to be able to send a deauth to stations that send frames without being associated. Enable this by adding a new nl80211 event for such frames that an application can subscribe to. Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/nl80211.h')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/nl80211.h b/include/linux/nl80211.h
index 8049bf77d79..9107adc73e0 100644
--- a/include/linux/nl80211.h
+++ b/include/linux/nl80211.h
@@ -509,6 +509,16 @@
* @NL80211_CMD_TDLS_OPER: Perform a high-level TDLS command (e.g. link setup).
* @NL80211_CMD_TDLS_MGMT: Send a TDLS management frame.
+ * @NL80211_CMD_UNEXPECTED_FRAME: Used by an application controlling an AP
+ * (or GO) interface (i.e. hostapd) to ask for unexpected frames to
+ * implement sending deauth to stations that send unexpected class 3
+ * frames. Also used as the event sent by the kernel when such a frame
+ * is received.
+ * For the event, the %NL80211_ATTR_MAC attribute carries the TA and
+ * other attributes like the interface index are present.
+ * If used as the command it must have an interface index and you can
+ * only unsubscribe from the event by closing the socket.
+ *
* @NL80211_CMD_MAX: highest used command number
* @__NL80211_CMD_AFTER_LAST: internal use
@@ -638,6 +648,8 @@ enum nl80211_commands {
/* add new commands above here */
/* used to define NL80211_CMD_MAX below */