Trouble connecting to broadcom AC APs?

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Thu Mar 20 02:36:58 EDT 2014

Ben Greear <greearb at> writes:

> We are seeing various funny things when trying to connect
> ath10k stations to commercial APs with broadcom AC NICs.
> It sort of works sometimes, but we often see failure to
> acquire DHCP lease in a timely manner, etc.

So it's a problem with broadcast frames? With or without encryption? Did
you try disabling power save?

> Similar testing on APs using QCA AC NICs appears to work
> much better.
> Our problems could be most anything, including the fact that this
> testing is done on our modified firmware, but I am curious if anyone
> else seems any similar issues?

Occasionally I test connecting to D-Link DIR-865L in STA mode. But I
just do just simple ping tests and with manual IPs.

Kalle Valo

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