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Date:	Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:37:04 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
To:	Calvin Owens <jcalvinowens@...il.com>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ieee80211: Print human-readable disassoc/deauth reason
 codes

On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 19:44 -0600, Calvin Owens wrote:
> Create a function to return a descriptive string for each reason code,
> and print that instead of the numeric value in the kernel log. These
> codes are easily found on popular search engines, but one is generally
> not able to access the internet when dealing with wireless connectivity
> issues.

I believe both iw and wpa_supplicant already have the reason code
printout, and if you're diagnosing connectivity issues then you're
probably using those anyway (e.g. iw event -t), so I don't really see
much point in adding this to the kernel?

johannes

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