Is using 802.11s with DFS possible?

Peter Oh peter.oh at
Thu Jun 29 10:53:05 PDT 2017

On 06/28/2017 06:54 PM, Zach Sherin wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been running some experiments in LEDE thanks to your help many
> months ago, and I want to use DFS frequencies with my mesh network.
> Does ath10k currently support this or am I up a creek? My tests show
> that I can use DFS frequencies with AP mode but have always failed
> when I use them in a mesh, such that the interface won't even start.
> Any suggestions?
As far as I know, no DFS channels enabled in mesh mode at this moment.
To support DFS channels in mesh mode, wpa_supplicant and mac80211 
changes are required.
> Thanks for your time,
> Zach
> PS: I'm using an Archer C7 v2, latest stable LEDE build with the
> built-in ath10k firmware. Meshing on channel 36 is fine, but anything
> that requires DFS fails.

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