[Replicant] [PATCH] Wifi: Enable hotspot functionality with external Wifi dongle

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at cyberdimension.org
Sun Mar 28 21:04:24 UTC 2021

On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 12:09:12 +0200
belgin <belginstirbu at hotmail.com> wrote:

> The Android wifi state machine checks if the propietary
> firmware can be loaded, and uses that. Otherwise,
> this patch makes it so it tries to enable the hostapd
> daemon anyway, which, if you have a supported wifi
> dongle connected, will enable the hotspot.
> If no firmware and no wifi dongle is found, the wifi state machine
> will cause the Android UI to say "Turning hotspost on..."
> forever until the user turns it off, but obviously,
> hotspot won't work.
> Signed-off-by: belgin <belginstirbu at hotmail.com>
Acked-by: Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli <GNUtoo at cyberdimension.org>

I've also pushed it.

Thanks a lot for both patches.

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