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    cfg80211 API for channels/bitrates, mac80211 and driver conversion · 8318d78a
    Johannes Berg authored
    This patch creates new cfg80211 wiphy API for channel and bitrate
    registration and converts mac80211 and drivers to the new API. The
    old mac80211 API is completely ripped out. All drivers (except ath5k)
    are updated to the new API, in many cases I expect that optimisations
    can be done.
    Along with the regulatory code I've also ripped out the
    IEEE80211_HW_DEFAULT_REG_DOMAIN_CONFIGURED flag, I believe it to be
    unnecessary if the hardware simply gives us whatever channels it wants
    to support and we then enable/disable them as required, which is pretty
    much required for travelling.
    Additionally, the patch adds proper "basic" rate handling for STA
    mode interface, AP mode interface will have to have new API added
    to allow userspace to set the basic rate set, currently it'll be
    empty... However, the basic rate handling will need to be moved to
    the BSS conf stuff.
    I do expect there to be bugs in this, especially wrt. transmit
    power handling where I'm basically clueless about how it should work.
    Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>