Yeoh Chun-Yeow yeohchunyeow at
Fri Jan 16 01:30:03 PST 2015

Hi, Michal

I tried this after setting out adhoc mode, but it is not working.

Adhoc mode is not able to receive beacon frame with different BSSID
like AP mode. So is this wmi_add_bn_filter going to help?


On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 4:31 PM, Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at> wrote:
> On 14 January 2015 at 08:37, Yeoh Chun-Yeow <yeohchunyeow at> wrote:
>> I have found the array ie_map in the struct wmi_add_bcn_filter as follow:
>> struct wmi_add_bcn_filter_cmd {
>>         u32 vdev_id;
>>         u32 ie_map[BCN_FLT_MAX_ELEMS_IE_LIST];
>> } __packed;
>> Anyone knows what is ie_map related to? How to set this for add beacon
>> filter command. I would like to disable the beacon filtering for my
>> adhoc node.
> From what I understand host can tell firmware in what IE tags it is
> interested in. When a beacon with a different IE tag (in which host
> expressed interest in) content is seen it'll be sent up to the host,
> otherwise it won't. For your purpose I suppose you want an empty
> ie_map (i.e. full of zeros?).
> Btw. The command should be actually:
> struct wmi_add_bcn_filter_cmd {
>  __le32 vdev_id;
> } __packed;
> Michał

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