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title "scanning (with device offload)"

participant userspace
participant mac80211
participant driver

userspace->mac80211: scan request
note over mac80211: split into bands, add IEs
alt for each band
mac80211->driver: hw_scan()
note over driver: execute scan
driver->mac80211: ieee80211_scan_completed()
mac80211->userspace: scan done

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