NOTE: this page is for archival only, see the note at the end of the page.

information for developers

This section of the site features information for developers, both for those coming to linux wireless for the first time as well as those who work with it a lot.

There is documentation on submitting [:en/developers/NewDrivers:new drivers] and documentation on ["en/developers/SubmittingPatches" submitting patches].

If you're going to write a driver or help out with the other tasks, we suggest you sign up to the wireless development [:en/developers/MailingLists:mailing list] to follow current development.

Specific information is available on the following topics:

  • [:en/developers/mac80211: Information on mac80211, the wireless networking stack]
  • [:en/developers/cfg80211: Information on cfg80211, the wireless configuration entity]

We also maintain a [:en/developers/todo list:todo list].

For the benefit of others, we have ["/specs" pointers to specifications].


  • [:en/developers/maintainers:Maintainer information]
  • [:en/developers/mac80211/kerneldoc:mac80211 kernel-doc]
  • [:en/developers/cfg80211/kerneldoc:cfg80211 kernel-doc]

Documentation TODO

  • [:en/developers/Testing:Testing]

General page TODO

Here's a short list of things that still need to be cleaned up into the categories:

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