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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:41:56 +0530
From:   Manivannan Sadhasivam <>
To:     David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Migrate QRTR Nameservice to Kernel

Hi Dave,

On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 07:47:55AM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Manivannan Sadhasivam <>
> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 21:00:08 +0530
> > The primary motivation is to eliminate the need for installing and starting
> > a userspace tool for the basic WiFi usage. This will be critical for the
> > Qualcomm WLAN devices deployed in x86 laptops.
> I can't even remember it ever being the case that wifi would come up without
> the help of a userspace component of some sort to initiate the scan and choose
> and AP to associate with.
> And from that perspective your argument doesn't seem valid at all.

For the WiFi yes, but I should have added that this QRTR nameservice is being
used by modems, DSPs and some other co-processors for some offloading tasks.
So currently, they all depend on userspace ns tool for working. So migrating
it to kernel can benefit them all.

Sorry that I should've made it clear in the commit message.


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