station kickout

Ben Greear greearb at
Wed Feb 18 21:03:40 PST 2015

On 02/15/2015 05:40 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> (Adding linux-wireless)
> Ben Greear <greearb at> writes:
>> In AP mode, it seems that 3.17-ish kernels (at least) always set station kickout
>> to hard-coded value of 50.
>> Is this something that should be configurable?  Maybe a module parameter
>> if nothing else?
> Or should we add this to nl80211/cfg80211/mac80211? I would guess other
> drivers also have similar functionality.

I guess that is up to Johannes.  Do we really gain anything useful by letting
firmware take care of this?  Might be best to just disable the firmware option
entirely and let the rest of the mac80211 stack take care of detecting
loss of connectivity?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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