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authorLuciano Coelho <coelho@ti.com>2011-05-11 17:09:37 +0300
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2011-05-11 15:12:27 -0400
commitbbe6ad6dcb1eb26bd12ec85320f402721c3383ae (patch)
tree08e7e3491caa30e22c9c38d9d3a8728a02adc0c5 /include/linux/nl80211.h
parent79f460ca49d8d5700756ab7071c951311c7f29cc (diff)
cfg80211/nl80211: add interval attribute for scheduled scans
Introduce NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_INTERVAL as a required attribute for NL80211_CMD_START_SCHED_SCAN. This value informs the driver at which intervals the scheduled scan cycles should be executed. Signed-off-by: Luciano Coelho <coelho@ti.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/nl80211.h')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/nl80211.h25
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/nl80211.h b/include/linux/nl80211.h
index f8b5595ba4a..281a2bb6a6e 100644
--- a/include/linux/nl80211.h
+++ b/include/linux/nl80211.h
@@ -203,15 +203,17 @@
* @NL80211_CMD_SCAN_ABORTED: scan was aborted, for unspecified reasons,
* partial scan results may be available
*
- * @NL80211_CMD_START_SCHED_SCAN: start a scheduled scan. Like with normal
- * scans, if SSIDs (%NL80211_ATTR_SCAN_SSIDS) are passed, they are used
- * in the probe requests. For broadcast, a broadcast SSID must be
- * passed (ie. an empty string). If no SSID is passed, no probe
- * requests are sent and a passive scan is performed.
- * %NL80211_ATTR_SCAN_FREQUENCIES, if passed, define which channels
- * should be scanned; if not passed, all channels allowed for the
- * current regulatory domain are used. Extra IEs can also be passed
- * from the userspace by using the %NL80211_ATTR_IE attribute.
+ * @NL80211_CMD_START_SCHED_SCAN: start a scheduled scan at certain
+ * intervals, as specified by %NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_INTERVAL.
+ * Like with normal scans, if SSIDs (%NL80211_ATTR_SCAN_SSIDS)
+ * are passed, they are used in the probe requests. For
+ * broadcast, a broadcast SSID must be passed (ie. an empty
+ * string). If no SSID is passed, no probe requests are sent and
+ * a passive scan is performed. %NL80211_ATTR_SCAN_FREQUENCIES,
+ * if passed, define which channels should be scanned; if not
+ * passed, all channels allowed for the current regulatory domain
+ * are used. Extra IEs can also be passed from the userspace by
+ * using the %NL80211_ATTR_IE attribute.
* @NL80211_CMD_STOP_SCHED_SCAN: stop a scheduled scan
* @NL80211_CMD_SCHED_SCAN_RESULTS: indicates that there are scheduled scan
* results available.
@@ -948,6 +950,9 @@ enum nl80211_commands {
* indicate which WoW triggers should be enabled. This is also
* used by %NL80211_CMD_GET_WOWLAN to get the currently enabled WoWLAN
* triggers.
+
+ * @NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_INTERVAL: Interval between scheduled scan
+ * cycles, in msecs.
*
* @NL80211_ATTR_MAX: highest attribute number currently defined
* @__NL80211_ATTR_AFTER_LAST: internal use
@@ -1142,6 +1147,8 @@ enum nl80211_attrs {
NL80211_ATTR_WOWLAN_TRIGGERS,
NL80211_ATTR_WOWLAN_TRIGGERS_SUPPORTED,
+ NL80211_ATTR_SCHED_SCAN_INTERVAL,
+
/* add attributes here, update the policy in nl80211.c */
__NL80211_ATTR_AFTER_LAST,