[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 2/3] rt2x00: allow disabling bands through platform_data
juhosg at openwrt.org
Fri Nov 30 00:49:42 AEDT 2012
2012.11.29. 13:15 keltezéssel, Helmut Schaa írta:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Daniel Golle <dgolle at allnet.de> wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Golle <dgolle at allnet.de>
> Fine with me, however the commit message could add an example which
> devices are going to use this (if possible) ...
It can be used on RT3662/RT3883 SoC based devices and the built-in wireless MAC
of these SoCs can work on both bands.
There are several concurrent dual-band capable consumer devices (Asus RT-N56U,
D-Link DIR-645, TEW-69GR) which are based on these SoCs. In these devices
the built-in wireless MAC is used for one band only and the support for the
other band is implemented by a separate PCIe device. Without the patch, the
driver announces that the built-in device is dual-band capable even if only one
band is usable in practice.
Because these SoCs are not supported by the rt2x00 driver yet, the patch should
be skipped probably.
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