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authorLuis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com>2008-08-29 16:26:43 -0700
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2008-09-05 16:17:42 -0400
commitf59ac0481660e66cec67f1d6b024e78b9dc715fe (patch)
treee9c69b04ac5863b1429bca5a9df1d75026703cde /net/wireless
parentc6e387a214f4b2c4bd48020409e366c133385d98 (diff)
cfg80211: keep track of supported interface modes
It is obviously good for userspace to know up front which interface modes a given piece of hardware might support (even if adding such an interface might fail later because of concurrency issues), so let's make cfg80211 aware of that. For good measure, disallow adding interfaces in all other modes so drivers don't forget to announce support for one mode when they add it. Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> Signed-off-by: Stephen Blackheath <tramp.enshrine.stephen@blacksapphire.com> Signed-off-by: Ivo van Doorn <IvDoorn@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez@atheros.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/wireless')
-rw-r--r--net/wireless/core.c9
-rw-r--r--net/wireless/nl80211.c22
2 files changed, 28 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/net/wireless/core.c b/net/wireless/core.c
index f1da0b93bc56..7e995ac06a0c 100644
--- a/net/wireless/core.c
+++ b/net/wireless/core.c
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
/*
* This is the linux wireless configuration interface.
*
- * Copyright 2006, 2007 Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
+ * Copyright 2006-2008 Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
*/
#include <linux/if.h>
@@ -259,6 +259,13 @@ int wiphy_register(struct wiphy *wiphy)
struct ieee80211_supported_band *sband;
bool have_band = false;
int i;
+ u16 ifmodes = wiphy->interface_modes;
+
+ /* sanity check ifmodes */
+ WARN_ON(!ifmodes);
+ ifmodes &= ((1 << __NL80211_IFTYPE_AFTER_LAST) - 1) & ~1;
+ if (WARN_ON(ifmodes != wiphy->interface_modes))
+ wiphy->interface_modes = ifmodes;
/* sanity check supported bands/channels */
for (band = 0; band < IEEE80211_NUM_BANDS; band++) {
diff --git a/net/wireless/nl80211.c b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
index 4d6c02afd6f5..77880ba8b619 100644
--- a/net/wireless/nl80211.c
+++ b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
@@ -113,10 +113,12 @@ static int nl80211_send_wiphy(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 pid, u32 seq, int flags,
struct nlattr *nl_bands, *nl_band;
struct nlattr *nl_freqs, *nl_freq;
struct nlattr *nl_rates, *nl_rate;
+ struct nlattr *nl_modes;
enum ieee80211_band band;
struct ieee80211_channel *chan;
struct ieee80211_rate *rate;
int i;
+ u16 ifmodes = dev->wiphy.interface_modes;
hdr = nl80211hdr_put(msg, pid, seq, flags, NL80211_CMD_NEW_WIPHY);
if (!hdr)
@@ -125,6 +127,20 @@ static int nl80211_send_wiphy(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 pid, u32 seq, int flags,
NLA_PUT_U32(msg, NL80211_ATTR_WIPHY, dev->idx);
NLA_PUT_STRING(msg, NL80211_ATTR_WIPHY_NAME, wiphy_name(&dev->wiphy));
+ nl_modes = nla_nest_start(msg, NL80211_ATTR_SUPPORTED_IFTYPES);
+ if (!nl_modes)
+ goto nla_put_failure;
+
+ i = 0;
+ while (ifmodes) {
+ if (ifmodes & 1)
+ NLA_PUT_FLAG(msg, i);
+ ifmodes >>= 1;
+ i++;
+ }
+
+ nla_nest_end(msg, nl_modes);
+
nl_bands = nla_nest_start(msg, NL80211_ATTR_WIPHY_BANDS);
if (!nl_bands)
goto nla_put_failure;
@@ -415,7 +431,8 @@ static int nl80211_set_interface(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
ifindex = dev->ifindex;
dev_put(dev);
- if (!drv->ops->change_virtual_intf) {
+ if (!drv->ops->change_virtual_intf ||
+ !(drv->wiphy.interface_modes & (1 << type))) {
err = -EOPNOTSUPP;
goto unlock;
}
@@ -462,7 +479,8 @@ static int nl80211_new_interface(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
if (IS_ERR(drv))
return PTR_ERR(drv);
- if (!drv->ops->add_virtual_intf) {
+ if (!drv->ops->add_virtual_intf ||
+ !(drv->wiphy.interface_modes & (1 << type))) {
err = -EOPNOTSUPP;
goto unlock;
}

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