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SubjectRe: [EXTERNAL] Re: [PATCH] [v15] wireless: Initial driver submission for pureLiFi STA devices
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Srinivasan Raju <srini.raju@purelifi.com> writes:

> Thanks for reviewing the patch.
>
>>> + hw->wiphy->bands[NL80211_BAND_2GHZ] = &mac->band;
>
>> Johannes comment about piggy-backing NL80211_BAND_2GHZ is not yet addressed:
>
>> I agree with Johannes, a Li-Fi driver should not claim to be a regular
>> 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi device.
>
> Yes, I agree, As LiFi is not standardized yet we are using the
> existing wireless frameworks. For now, piggy backing with 2.4GHz is
> seamless for users. We will undertake band and other wider change once
> IEEE 802.11bb is standardized.

I don't see why the IEEE standard needs to be final before adding the
band. Much better to add a band which is in draft stage compared to
giving false information to the user space.

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