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Re: [RFC] acx100 inclusion in mainline; generic 802.11 stack

To: Sam Leffler <sam@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFC] acx100 inclusion in mainline; generic 802.11 stack
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 18:23:28 -0700
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On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 11:13:31 -0700
Sam Leffler <sam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I've suggested this code as a good starting point for a "generic 802.11 
> stack" but received only misinformed responses.

Sam, I've told you multiple times why your stack isn't a good
starting point.  It isn't implemented as a true network stack,
like IPV4, Appletalk, etc.  Instead it's a gross input packet
hooked packet eater thing that's an ugly wart bolted onto the
side of the driver API.


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