how to automatically select channel as an AP

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Jan 16 01:55:13 PST 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 09:15:12PM -0500, oiioeu at wrote:

>  madwifi will automatically select a channel as an AP being started, how to realize this? by any means, thanx!
> For example I'm doing with OpenWrt the latest trunk but seems hostapdis taking over this job and unfinished? or to modify/etc/config/wireless configuration file?

There is currently no code in hostapd to select a channel automatically.
However, there is some code for IEEE 802.11n co-existence requirements
that involves scanning channels and similar mechanism (ideally, with bit
more channel survey features like measuring channel use and noise level)
could be added to pick the best channel during startup.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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