Commit 05e54ea6 authored by Kalle Valo's avatar Kalle Valo Committed by John W. Linville
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mac80211: create Probe Request template

Certain type of hardware, for example wl1251 and wl1271, need a template
for the Probe Request. Create a function ieee80211_probereq_get() which
creates the template and drivers send it to hardware.
Signed-off-by: default avatarKalle Valo <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent f7f70579
......@@ -1904,6 +1904,23 @@ struct sk_buff *ieee80211_pspoll_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct sk_buff *ieee80211_nullfunc_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct ieee80211_vif *vif);
* ieee80211_probereq_get - retrieve a Probe Request template
* @hw: pointer obtained from ieee80211_alloc_hw().
* @vif: &struct ieee80211_vif pointer from the add_interface callback.
* @ssid: SSID buffer
* @ssid_len: length of SSID
* @ie: buffer containing all IEs except SSID for the template
* @ie_len: length of the IE buffer
* Creates a Probe Request template which can, for example, be uploaded to
* hardware.
struct sk_buff *ieee80211_probereq_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
const u8 *ssid, size_t ssid_len,
const u8 *ie, size_t ie_len);
* ieee80211_rts_get - RTS frame generation function
* @hw: pointer obtained from ieee80211_alloc_hw().
......@@ -2278,6 +2278,56 @@ struct sk_buff *ieee80211_nullfunc_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct sk_buff *ieee80211_probereq_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
const u8 *ssid, size_t ssid_len,
const u8 *ie, size_t ie_len)
struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata;
struct ieee80211_local *local;
struct ieee80211_hdr_3addr *hdr;
struct sk_buff *skb;
size_t ie_ssid_len;
u8 *pos;
sdata = vif_to_sdata(vif);
local = sdata->local;
ie_ssid_len = 2 + ssid_len;
skb = dev_alloc_skb(local->hw.extra_tx_headroom + sizeof(*hdr) +
ie_ssid_len + ie_len);
if (!skb) {
printk(KERN_DEBUG "%s: failed to allocate buffer for probe "
"request template\n", sdata->name);
return NULL;
skb_reserve(skb, local->hw.extra_tx_headroom);
hdr = (struct ieee80211_hdr_3addr *) skb_put(skb, sizeof(*hdr));
memset(hdr, 0, sizeof(*hdr));
hdr->frame_control = cpu_to_le16(IEEE80211_FTYPE_MGMT |
memset(hdr->addr1, 0xff, ETH_ALEN);
memcpy(hdr->addr2, vif->addr, ETH_ALEN);
memset(hdr->addr3, 0xff, ETH_ALEN);
pos = skb_put(skb, ie_ssid_len);
*pos++ = WLAN_EID_SSID;
*pos++ = ssid_len;
if (ssid)
memcpy(pos, ssid, ssid_len);
pos += ssid_len;
if (ie) {
pos = skb_put(skb, ie_len);
memcpy(pos, ie, ie_len);
return skb;
void ieee80211_rts_get(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
const void *frame, size_t frame_len,
const struct ieee80211_tx_info *frame_txctl,
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