attempting mesh on ath10k

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at
Mon Apr 27 22:47:40 PDT 2015

On 27 April 2015 at 15:00, Bob Copeland <me at> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 10:15:52AM -0400, Bob Copeland wrote:
>> So, progress!
>> There's still an issue with datapath -- while it looks like we can establish
>> plinks, I couldn't get unicast traffic flowing even if manually setting up
>> mpaths and arp table entries.  I haven't yet got all of my 5 ghz capable gear
>> in the same room to monitor and see where the problem lies.
> Now I had a chance to monitor it, and in so doing, rediscovered this patch of
> Chun-Yeow's:
> In fact my broadcasts were truncated and the above change makes the broadcast
> ARPs look correct over the air.  The (non-ath10k) target mesh STA replies with
> broadcast PREQ but that is not received / processed / replied-to by the
> ath10k device.
> Perhaps there is a BSSID filter enabled or something like that (in mesh
> there's no BSSID, just individual addresses on group addressed frames).

In that case try creating a monitor interface and bring it up. This
should prompt ath10k to create monitor vdev and subsequently disable
most Rx filters in firmware.


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