Commit ad28757e authored by Ben Greear's avatar Ben Greear Committed by Johannes Berg
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mac80211: allow creating wiphy devices with suggested name



Support creating wiphy devices with an optional name.
This will be used by hwsim to have better automated control
over virtual radio creation/deletion.
Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
parent 1998d90a
......@@ -3063,7 +3063,7 @@ struct ieee80211_ops {
};
/**
* ieee80211_alloc_hw - Allocate a new hardware device
* ieee80211_alloc_hw_nm - Allocate a new hardware device
*
* This must be called once for each hardware device. The returned pointer
* must be used to refer to this device when calling other functions.
......@@ -3073,11 +3073,35 @@ struct ieee80211_ops {
*
* @priv_data_len: length of private data
* @ops: callbacks for this device
* @requested_name: Requested name for this device.
* NULL is valid value, and means use the default naming (phy%d)
*
* Return: A pointer to the new hardware device, or %NULL on error.
*/
struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw_nm(size_t priv_data_len,
const struct ieee80211_ops *ops,
const char *requested_name);
/**
* ieee80211_alloc_hw - Allocate a new hardware device
*
* This must be called once for each hardware device. The returned pointer
* must be used to refer to this device when calling other functions.
* mac80211 allocates a private data area for the driver pointed to by
* @priv in &struct ieee80211_hw, the size of this area is given as
* @priv_data_len.
*
* @priv_data_len: length of private data
* @ops: callbacks for this device
*
* Return: A pointer to the new hardware device, or %NULL on error.
*/
static inline
struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw(size_t priv_data_len,
const struct ieee80211_ops *ops);
const struct ieee80211_ops *ops)
{
return ieee80211_alloc_hw_nm(priv_data_len, ops, NULL);
}
/**
* ieee80211_register_hw - Register hardware device
......
......@@ -478,8 +478,9 @@ static const struct ieee80211_vht_cap mac80211_vht_capa_mod_mask = {
},
};
struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw(size_t priv_data_len,
const struct ieee80211_ops *ops)
struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw_nm(size_t priv_data_len,
const struct ieee80211_ops *ops,
const char *requested_name)
{
struct ieee80211_local *local;
int priv_size, i;
......@@ -519,7 +520,7 @@ struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw(size_t priv_data_len,
*/
priv_size = ALIGN(sizeof(*local), NETDEV_ALIGN) + priv_data_len;
wiphy = wiphy_new(&mac80211_config_ops, priv_size);
wiphy = wiphy_new_nm(&mac80211_config_ops, priv_size, requested_name);
if (!wiphy)
return NULL;
......@@ -649,7 +650,7 @@ struct ieee80211_hw *ieee80211_alloc_hw(size_t priv_data_len,
return &local->hw;
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(ieee80211_alloc_hw);
EXPORT_SYMBOL(ieee80211_alloc_hw_nm);
static int ieee80211_init_cipher_suites(struct ieee80211_local *local)
{
......
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