ath10k + iw set bitrates is causing FW crash

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Jul 8 08:47:16 PDT 2016

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), and probably you would have to add MU-MIMO
support to minstrel if you wanted to support latest ath10k NICs.


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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