RTS/CTS exchanges do not follow the RTS threshold

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at tieto.com
Thu Oct 2 23:14:08 PDT 2014

On 3 October 2014 08:08, Okhwan Lee <ohlee at mwnl.snu.ac.kr> wrote:
>  Hi all,
> As stated in the standard, if PSDU size is larger then the RTS threshold,
> the PSDU follows RTS/CTS exchange.
> However, based on our measurement, the RTS/CTS exchanges is decided based on the MSDU size.
> If A-MPDU is aggregated with multiple 1000 byte MPDUs, the A-MPDU is transmitted without RTS/CTS even if RTS threshold is set to 2347.
> Additionaly, is there any function called when RTS or CTS received in ath10k or ath? Or RTS/CTS exchange is done by the firmware?

RTS/CTS is controlled by firmware. ath10k just sets the threshold parameter.


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