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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ieee80211: Print human-readable disassoc/deauth reason codes
On Thursday 02/06 at 09:37 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 19:44 -0600, Calvin Owens wrote:
> > Create a function to return a descriptive string for each reason code,
> > and print that instead of the numeric value in the kernel log. These
> > codes are easily found on popular search engines, but one is generally
> > not able to access the internet when dealing with wireless connectivity
> > issues.
>
> I believe both iw and wpa_supplicant already have the reason code
> printout, and if you're diagnosing connectivity issues then you're
> probably using those anyway (e.g. iw event -t), so I don't really see
> much point in adding this to the kernel?
>
> johannes

Ah, I didn't realize `iw` would interpret the reason code for you.

There were a couple of other replies expressing interest in this though.
Should I rewrite the patch per Joe Perches' suggestions and resend it?
Or should I just drop it since you can obtain the info from `iw`?

Thanks,
Calvin


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