IBSS mode is now supported by CT firmware.

Yeoh Chun-Yeow yeohchunyeow at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 03:42:44 PST 2014

For CT firmware, IBSS mode works, but again the Rate Control in HT20
mode is not working at all. It always stuck with 6Mbps Tx Rate.

[  196.030000] ath10k_pci 0000:00:00.0: rx skb 869a5840 len 116 peer
04:f0:21:0c:a5:44  ucast sn 95  rate_idx 0 vht_nss 0 freq 5180 band 1
flag 0x200000 fcs-err 0 mic-err 0 amsdu-more 0

For legacy mode, rate control works. rate_idx to 7 or 54Mbps.

[  156.070000] ath10k_pci 0000:00:00.0: rx skb 86af0900 len 116 peer
04:f0:21:0c:a5:1c  ucast sn 95  rate_idx 7 vht_nss 0 freq 5180 band 1
flag 0x200000 fcs-err 0 mic-err 0 amsdu-more 0

Similar to 636 firmware.


On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 9:04 AM, Yeoh Chun-Yeow <yeohchunyeow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 6:36 AM, Pushpal Sidhu <psidhu at gateworks.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
>>> I still cannot get WPA2 encryption to work, but open authentication
>>> seems to work fine.  I still have a good bit more testing to do.
>>> I cannot get ath9k to do encryption in IBSS mode either, so I
>>> probably am mis-configuring something.
>> I don't believe WPA2 is supported with adhoc (at least through
>> wpa_supplicant). However, WPA should be and while testing your
>> firmware, I found that it doesn't seem to work (They don't see each
>> other and thus don't associate).
>> I also found that, like the 999.x firmware, the rate's do not go
>> higher than 54mbit/s. Is this due to the firmware not advertising
>> proper rates or..?
> Are you joining the adhoc network in non-HT mode? Anyway, even if you
> use HT mode, the rate control is not working for 999.x firmware and
> always stuck at 6Mbps as far as I know.
> -----
> Chun-Yeow

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