Support for scan while in AP mode, and offchannel while in AP mode
kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Mon Aug 18 22:50:50 PDT 2014
Avery Pennarun <apenwarr at gmail.com> writes:
> In the ath9k and several other drivers, commands like the following
> work while in AP mode:
> iw wlan0 scan -u ap-force passive
> iw wlan0 offchannel 2452 100
> On ath10k (using a driver from v3.15-rc1 as of April 13th), these tell
> me the operation is not supported.
Yeah, mac80211 only supports this with sw_scan but ath10k uses hw_scan.
wiphy->features |= NL80211_FEATURE_LOW_PRIORITY_SCAN |
> Are there any plans to implement this feature? It's important in
> order to implement automatic channel change in case of changes in the
> interference environment.
No plans at the moment. Does anyone know how much work would it be to
change mac80211 to support this with hw_scan?
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