[RFC] ath10k: use raw tx

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Thu Sep 11 03:47:58 PDT 2014

Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at tieto.com> writes:

> On 29 August 2014 23:45, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
>> On 08/22/2014 12:52 AM, Michal Kazior wrote:
>>> This is just a reference for anyone interested in
>>> getting injection working with ath10k.
>> Did you try this with encryption?  I can reproduce the crash
>> in open mode on my CT firmware, but I couldn't even get
>> DHCP to complete with wpa2 enabled.
> Hi,
> Late reply, sorry.
> I've just did a quick test on 10.2 (both AP and STA) with WPA2.
> Apparently the raw tx mode requires IV to be set up on host and packet
> length (reported in HTT Tx command header) must be re-adjusted
> differently, otherwise frames are broken (incorrect FCS, too long,
> somewhat encrypted except LLC/SNAP). The best I could get were
> FCS-correct undecryptable frames on air. Perhaps someone will figure
> that out..
> Another way around this would be to perform software crypto for tx
> entirely on host.

BTW, it would be nice to get software crypto support to ath10k, for
example with a nohwcrypt module parameter like ath9k has.

Kalle Valo

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