ath10k + iw set bitrates is causing FW crash

Krishna Chaitanya chaitanya.mgit at
Fri Jul 8 08:49:37 PDT 2016

On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:17 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at> wrote:
> On 07/08/2016 08:44 AM, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:12 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at>
>> wrote:
>>> On 07/08/2016 08:39 AM, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
>>>> Also can you please tell me how to make ath10k use minstrel rc, its
>>>> needed
>>>> for comparative purposes? Is disable HW_RATE_CONTROL enough or does
>>>> it need more changes?
>>> It cannot be done.  You have to use whatever rate-ctrl is baked into the
>>> firmware.
>> Ok, its a good feature to have.
> It is unlikely to happen anytime soon.  It requires significant firmware
> modification (and driver too),
Ok, I understand.
>and probably you would have to add MU-MIMO
> support to minstrel if you wanted to support latest ath10k NICs.
It need not be a full pledged one, but 11ac MIMO works should be
good enough (for now).

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