mesh point and ap mode on same interface

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Wed Nov 15 02:01:36 PST 2017

(adding linux-wireless for a cfg80211 question)

Peter Oh <peter.oh at> writes:
> On 11/08/2017 04:49 AM, Harms, Hannes wrote:
>> I found a solution for the problem:
>> When joining the mesh with beacon interval  set  to 100
>> both  mesh and ap interface are coming up.
>> > iw mesh0 mesh join my_mesh beacon-interval 100
>> The default beacon interval is 1000 for mesh interfaces.
>> It seems that QCA9880 is not working
>> with different beacon intervals for ap + mesh.
> Good to hear that working. But mesh beacon interval 1000 which is
> default value should work. Any mesh beacon intervals of multiple of AP
> beacon intervals are supposed to work.
> (In other words, mesh beacon intervals that are not aligned by
>multiple of AP beacon intervals won't work). These are valid for both
>of QCA9880 and QCA4019 as far as I know.

It would be nice if ath10k could print a warning if the beacon intervals
are not compatible. Or is there a way to enforce the beacon interval
with help of cfg80211 or mac80211?

Kalle Valo

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