CT ath10k firmware now supports IBSS + RSN

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at tieto.com
Mon Apr 13 22:34:53 PDT 2015

On 14 April 2015 at 02:10, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> On 04/13/2015 10:41 AM, Ben Greear wrote:
>> Looks like I have some more work to do.  For any moderately large frames,
>> I am now dropping the last 16 bytes.  Looks like the skb_put_padto logic
>> was working around a more serious issue...
> A better-tested version of kernel and firmware is uploaded now.
> Looks like I needed to add a hack to firmware to bump pkt-size by
> 16 for IBSS + RSN encrypted frames.  Not sure exactly why, but seems
> to work in light testing.
> I removed the skb-padto hack from the kernel, and kernel is rebased on
> top of official 4.0 now.

Hmm.. Maybe this is related to MMIC. Maybe frame fragment length must
be different from frame length (ath10k_htt_tx(),
htt_data_tx_desc_frag)? Perhaps a similar hack as with RAW txmode[1]
needs to be applied..?

[1]: https://www.mail-archive.com/ath10k@lists.infradead.org/msg00241.html


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