Beacon sending information

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at
Mon Oct 3 07:08:40 PDT 2016

On 3 October 2016 at 15:47, Ricardo Santos <ricardo.santos at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently started to go through the ath10k driver and mac80211 source to understand where events happen in the code. Currently I'm trying to find where the beacon
> generation and their tx is being handled, but so far without being successful. Can anyone indicate me where I can find that?

There are 2 designs:
 - one where FW generates SWBA event for each beacon (see ath10k's wmi.c),
 - the other uploads beacon template (look for TMPL_CMDID in ath10k)
when starting.

Both call ieee80211_beacon_get().


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