Problem with setting bit rate & getting infm abt other APs.

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Mon Apr 7 19:34:19 PDT 2003

On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 05:26:10PM +0530, Peyush Agarwal wrote:

> 1. Trying to set the 'Bit Rate' using the command "iwpriv <intf-name> rate
> <rate-to-set>M". It executes, but the rate of the wireless interface doesn't
> changes.

I'm assuming that you mean 'iwconfig iface rate' command, not iwpriv.
This changed only the set of rates that are used in TX rate control. I
fixed it now to also change the advertised SuppRates element in beacon
frames. In addition, I added new prism2_param 'basic_rates' for
configuring the basic rate set. Both of these changes are available in
the CVS repository.

> 2. I've enabled the 'other_ap_policy' to accept ALL beacons. But
> "/proc/net/hostap/<device>/ap" doesn't provide any information about other
> APs in range!

Which version of station firmware are you using? I have seen at least
v1.4.9 not passing beacon frames to the host system when in Host AP
mode. This would explain such the behavior you have seen.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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