ath10k bug in station mode with regard to TX-BEAMFORMER?

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Thu Mar 2 16:22:34 PST 2017

On 2 March 2017 at 16:08, Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at> wrote:
> Am 03.03.2017 um 00:30 schrieb Adrian Chadd:
>> On 2 March 2017 at 14:53, Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at>
>> wrote:
>>>> Did you patch supplicant?  If so, can you point me to the change(s) you
>>>> made?
>>> nope. i just used its features. there is a config entry named "vht_capa"
>>> and
>>> "vht_capa_mask" which allows to mask out / in vht capabilities
>> RIght, but you just disabled the capabilities entirely, right? That
>> didn't fix negotiation?
> there wasnt a problem with negotiation.  there was a problem with firmware
> crashes and yes i disabled the crash cause in that way

Well, the crash is a bad case of "I shouldn't handle a broken AP by crashing."

But an AP shouldn't be saying "mu-beamformee" according to the
standard, but mu-beamformer. (or the other way around, I forget - but
whatever Ben showed me, it was certainly announcing the /opposite/ of
what it should be doing.)


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