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

Kalle Valo kvalo at kernel.org
Fri Oct 13 22:20:05 PDT 2023

Kalle Valo <kvalo at kernel.org> writes:

> 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
> anything.

Jeff, what are your thoughts on this? I'm worried how different ath10k
firmwares can be and if this breaks something.



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