FCC DFS support
tharvey at gateworks.com
Mon Oct 19 06:31:01 PDT 2015
On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 2:10 AM, Zefir Kurtisi
<zefir.kurtisi at neratec.com> wrote:
> On 10/16/2015 06:53 PM, Tim Harvey wrote:
>> Is FCC DFS support (from the updated rules released in Aug 2014) fully
>> supported in ath10k by the driver/firmware/cards?
>> The linux-wireless DFS page  has some great info but doesn't really
>> list what is currently in place and working and doesn't mention ath10k
>> specifically and I didn't see anything on the ath10k page either .
>> Thanks for any info!
>>  - https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/dfs
>>  - https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/ath10k
> Hi Tim,
> you're right, unfortunately the DFS documentation in  is quite outdated -
> basically in its initial state from 2011 when ath10k was unknown. It took around
> four years to get the work done, and since numerous parties contributed at
> different times and different modules (driver, mac/cfg, hostapd), the
> documentation has not always been updated accordingly.
> But the more important fact is: yes, ath10 and ath9k today fully support FCC.
> We certified one of our ath9k based products for FCC and ETSI some months ago, and
> I got confirmations that ath10k also passed certification testing for FCC.
> It is relevant to note that both drivers use the same radar pattern detector (and
> all upper layers anyway), so that if ath9k passed, ath10k most probably will also
> do (and vice versa).
Thank you for the information!
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