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Date:   Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:55:14 +0100
From:   Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>
To:     Johannes Berg <>,
        Jens Axboe <>,
        Emmanuel Grumbach <>,
        Luca Coelho <>,
        "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>,
        Steve French <>
Cc:     "linux-wireless\" <>,
        Networking <>
Subject: Re: iwlwifi warnings in 5.5-rc1

Johannes Berg <> writes:

> On Wed, 2019-12-11 at 15:09 +0100, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
>> If we're doing this on a per-driver basis, let's make it a proper
>> NL80211_EXT_FEATURE and expose it to userspace; that way users can at
>> least discover if it's supported on their device. I can send a patch
>> adding that...
> Sure. Just didn't get to that yet, but if you want to send a patch
> that's very welcome. I have to run out now, will be back in the evening
> at most.

Patch here (for those not following linux-wireless):

>> Maybe we should untangle this from airtime_flags completely, since if we
>> just use the flags people could conceivably end up disabling it by
>> mistake, couldn't they?
> Yes, that sounds like a good plan, now I was wondering why it's there
> anyway.

Convenience, I think :)


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