Commit 8dffff21 authored by Johannes Berg's avatar Johannes Berg Committed by John W. Linville
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mac80211: only create default STA interface if supported



Drivers will support this, obviously, but this forces them to
set it up properly.

(This includes the fix posted as "mac80211: fix ifmodes check" and
tested in wireless-testing by Hin-Tak and others. -- JWL)

Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
Reported-by: default avatarLarry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
Tested-by: default avatarHin-Tak Leung <htl10@users.sourceforge.net>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
parent 0f202aa2
......@@ -886,12 +886,14 @@ int ieee80211_register_hw(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
local->mdev->select_queue = ieee80211_select_queue;
/* add one default STA interface */
result = ieee80211_if_add(local, "wlan%d", NULL,
NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION, NULL);
if (result)
printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: Failed to add default virtual iface\n",
wiphy_name(local->hw.wiphy));
/* add one default STA interface if supported */
if (local->hw.wiphy->interface_modes & BIT(NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION)) {
result = ieee80211_if_add(local, "wlan%d", NULL,
NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION, NULL);
if (result)
printk(KERN_WARNING "%s: Failed to add default virtual iface\n",
wiphy_name(local->hw.wiphy));
}
rtnl_unlock();
......
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