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Date:	Thu, 24 Jul 2008 13:45:26 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	Tomas Winkler <>
Cc:	Patrick McHardy <>,
	David Miller <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 11144] New: dhcp doesn't work with iwl4965

On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 14:35 +0300, Tomas Winkler wrote:

> >> Isn't this time to make 802.11 native?
> >
> >
> > You mean by making these things real skb members? I hope you're
> > not talking about the entire 48 bytes? :)
> I mean elevating 802.11 header to 802.3 level. Not doing 802.3 ->
> 802.11 translation where not needed.

We've discussed that over and over and over and over again, and it's not
going to fly since 802.11 throughout assumes that you have a two-address
data service to the upper layers.

Besides, making it 802.11 native doesn't help with the control
information at all.


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