[RESEND, v4] ath10k: Fix sending NULL/ Qos NULL data frames for QCA99X0 and later

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Wed Aug 31 00:58:56 PDT 2016

Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan <mohammed at qti.qualcomm.com> wrote:
> From: Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan <mohammed at qti.qualcomm.com>
> For chipsets like QCA99X0, IPQ4019 and later we are not getting proper
> NULL func status (always acked/successs !!) when hostapd does a
> PROBE_CLIENT via nullfunc frames when the station is powered off
> abruptly (inactive timer probes client via null func after the inactive
> time reaches beyond the threshold). Fix this by disabling the workaround
> introduced by the change ("ath10k: fix beacon loss handling ") for
> QCA99X0 and later chipsets. The normal tx path provides the proper
> status for NULL data frames. As of now disable this workaround for
> chipsets QCA99X0 and later, once the 10.1 firmware is obselete we can
> completely get rid of this workaround for all the chipsets
> Signed-off-by: Tamizh chelvam <c_traja at qti.qualcomm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan <mohammed at qti.qualcomm.com>

Superseded by:

[v5] ath10k: Fix broken NULL func data frame status for 10.4


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