AP mode simultaneous dualband with one USB dongle

Ben Greear greearb
Thu Nov 21 09:04:06 PST 2013

On 11/21/2013 08:35 AM, Drasko DRASKOVIC wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have AR9374 based USB dongle
> (http://www.qca.qualcomm.com/technology/technology.php?nav1=47&product=113).
> It is dual-band capable chip that uses ath6kl driver.
> So far I have been able to put it in AP mode in 2.4GHz and 5GHz - one
> or other, but not two at the same time.
> At this point I need a few clarifications:
> 1)  Is it possible to put this chip in simultaneous dual band AP -
> i.e. in both 2.4GHz and 5GHz at the same time?
> 2)  How wps_rf_bands=ag config variable should be used, and is this
> useful _only_ during the WPS setup procedure, or we can have dual-mode
> traffic as well? Can it be used to achieve what I want to do here?

I doubt you can do that..it normally takes one radio per channel,
so you would need two radios.

Maybe you can just add a second dongle to your system and run
one in 2.4 and the second in 5Ghz?


> Best regards,
> Drasko
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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
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