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San Francisco 2010

This event will be September 9-10, 2010 (Thursday-Friday) in San Francisco. Meeting space will be in Marriott Union Square San Francisco at 480 Sutter Street. A group rate of $159/night at the hotel is available for two nights (September 9-11) with group code "wifwifa". Direct link to the reservation page: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sfous?groupCode=wifwifa&app=resvlink&fromDate=9/9/10&toDate=9/11/10

Topics

  • Overview of Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Wi-Fi Direct (P2P)

    • Introduction to the protocol
    • Driver requirements
    • mac80211 design
    • wpa_supplicant/hostapd functionality
    • Planning for communication with other than core WLAN components
  • cfg80211/mac80211 issues with different channels on different virtual interfaces
  • Enabling more spectrum availability when roaming through GeoClue, passing accuracy values to the kernel for regulatory hints

  • Requirements for wireless-regdb patches
  • powersaving in multi-interface scenarios
  • automated testing of the drivers and Linux WLAN
  • define mac80211 callback order (e.g. station notification before/after bss_info_changed?)
  • RSN IBSS
    • iwlwifi might require knowing this to disable hw group crypto, not sure what happens if simply no key exists
  • GTK handling in mac80211
  • HT IBSS
  • a-MSDU TX support
  • usage of BUG_ON in wireless core and drivers
  • Improving the relationship with the community on legacy drivers / documentation

Schedule

The meeting room will be "Union Square North". Dining will be in the adjacent "Union Square South".

Thursday

Time

Session

Owner

7:30 - 9:00

Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome, introduction, agenda bashing

Linville

9:30 - 10:30

WFA Overview, P2P introduction

Jouni/Henry

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 11:30

P2P demo; mac80211/wpa_supplicant design (code upstream!)

Jouni

11:30 - 12:00

P2P UI, user space next step

Jouni

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

P2P virtual interfaces, power saving, etc. needed functionality

Jouni

14:00 - 15:00

multi-channel operation in cfg80211/mac80211

Johannes

15:00 - 15:30

Break

15:30 - 16:00

Requirements for wireless-regdb patches

Linville/Luis

16:00 - 16:30

World roaming and GeoClue

Luis

16:30 - 17:00

Backporting

Johannes

17:00 - 18:00

Automated WiFi Testing (use Autotest)

SamLeffler

Friday

Time

Session

Owner

7:30 - 9:00

Breakfast

09:00 - 10:30

Legacy drivers support / documentation

Luis

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:00

Maintainer Issues / Community Relations

Linville

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

Specialized APIs

Felix / Johannes ?

14:00 - 15:00

powersaving bcast / mcast / multichannel

Luis / Johannes

15:00 - 15:30

Break

15:30 - 16:00

IBSS issues (RSN/GTKs, HT)

Johannes

Attendees

  1. Jouni Malinen
  2. Johannes Berg
  3. Kalle Valo
  4. Henry Ptasinski
  5. Lennert Buytenhek
  6. Luis R. Rodriguez
  7. Luciano Coelho
  8. John Linville
  9. Brett Rudley
  10. Wey-Yi Guy
  11. Ajit Pal Singh
  12. Nohee Ko
  13. Tim Gardner
  14. Jason Young
  15. Sam Leffler
  16. Paul Stewart
  17. Irfan Sheriff
  18. Dimitry Shmidt
  19. Abhijeet Kolekar
  20. Ajay Gupta
  21. Cyrille Vignon
  22. Gery Kahn
  23. Rik Logan
  24. Jayant Sane
  25. Guru
  26. Howard Harte
  27. Felix Fietkau
  28. Ohad Ben-Cohen
  29. Francois Amand
  30. Nicolas Petit
  31. Vipin Mehta