Commit:     5ecc2a5d3e3c39535d2cc10dad15853e9e9b072d
Parent:     478f8d2ba56b40ad1c17e21c1503669b83c96e8e
Author:     Michael Buesch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Tue Oct 2 12:17:56 2007 +0200
Committer:  David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Wed Oct 10 16:54:21 2007 -0700

    [MAC80211]: Update beacon_update callback documentation
    Signed-off-by: Michael Buesch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 include/net/mac80211.h |    9 ++++++++-
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/net/mac80211.h b/include/net/mac80211.h
index 9bc03f0..5fcc4c1 100644
--- a/include/net/mac80211.h
+++ b/include/net/mac80211.h
@@ -996,7 +996,14 @@ enum ieee80211_erp_change_flags {
  * @beacon_update: Setup beacon data for IBSS beacons. Unlike access point,
  *     IBSS uses a fixed beacon frame which is configured using this
- *     function. This handler is required only for IBSS mode.
+ *     function.
+ *     If the driver returns success (0) from this callback, it owns
+ *     the skb. That means the driver is responsible to kfree_skb() it.
+ *     The control structure is not dynamically allocated. That means the
+ *     driver does not own the pointer and if it needs it somewhere
+ *     outside of the context of this function, it must copy it
+ *     somewhere else.
+ *     This handler is required only for IBSS mode.
  * @tx_last_beacon: Determine whether the last IBSS beacon was sent by us.
  *     This is needed only for IBSS mode and the result of this function is
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