path: root/net/wireless/Kconfig
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1 files changed, 16 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/net/wireless/Kconfig b/net/wireless/Kconfig
index a228d56a91b8..6291f13bba09 100644
--- a/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -1,6 +1,19 @@
config CFG80211
tristate "Improved wireless configuration API"
+config NL80211
+ bool "nl80211 new netlink interface support"
+ depends CFG80211
+ default y
+ ---help---
+ This option turns on the new netlink interface
+ (nl80211) support in cfg80211.
+ If =n, drivers using mac80211 will be configured via
+ wireless extension support provided by that subsystem.
+ If unsure, say Y.
bool "Wireless extensions"
default n
@@ -10,7 +23,9 @@ config WIRELESS_EXT
Wireless extensions will be replaced by cfg80211 and
will be required only by legacy drivers that implement
- wireless extension handlers.
+ wireless extension handlers. This option does not
+ affect the wireless-extension backward compatibility
+ code in cfg80211.
Say N (if you can) unless you know you need wireless
extensions for external modules.

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