[PATCH 2/2] ath10k: mac: enable WIPHY_FLAG_CHANNEL_CHANGE_ON_BEACON on ath10k

Kalle Valo kvalo at kernel.org
Tue Oct 3 07:44:28 PDT 2023

Abhishek Kumar <kuabhs at chromium.org> wrote:

> Enabling this flag, ensures that reg_call_notifier is called
> on beacon hints from handle_reg_beacon in cfg80211. This call
> propagates the channel property changes to ath10k driver, thus
> changing the channel property from passive scan to active scan
> based on beacon hints.
> Once the channels are rightly changed from passive to active,the
> connection to hidden SSID does not fail.
> Signed-off-by: Abhishek Kumar <kuabhs at chromium.org>

There's no Tested-on tag, on which hardware/firmware did you test this?

This flag is now enabled on ALL ath10k supported hardware: SNOC, PCI, SDIO and
maybe soon USB. I'm just wondering can we trust that this doesn't break



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