Commit 5ecc2a5d authored by Michael Buesch's avatar Michael Buesch Committed by David S. Miller

[MAC80211]: Update beacon_update callback documentation

Signed-off-by: default avatarMichael Buesch <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 478f8d2b
......@@ -996,7 +996,14 @@ enum ieee80211_erp_change_flags {
* @beacon_update: Setup beacon data for IBSS beacons. Unlike access point,
* IBSS uses a fixed beacon frame which is configured using this
* function. This handler is required only for IBSS mode.
* function.
* If the driver returns success (0) from this callback, it owns
* the skb. That means the driver is responsible to kfree_skb() it.
* The control structure is not dynamically allocated. That means the
* driver does not own the pointer and if it needs it somewhere
* outside of the context of this function, it must copy it
* somewhere else.
* This handler is required only for IBSS mode.
* @tx_last_beacon: Determine whether the last IBSS beacon was sent by us.
* This is needed only for IBSS mode and the result of this function is
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