use of WLAN_EXT_CAPA8_OPMODE_NOTIF in hostapd/wpa_supplicant

Atul Joshi Atul.Joshi
Tue Apr 7 03:35:40 PDT 2015

But I guess for VHT(have not checked the code), it will be set appropriately.
Is my understanding  correct?

-----Original Message-----
From: Johannes Berg [mailto:johannes at] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 3:31 PM
To: Atul Joshi
Cc: hostap at
Subject: Re: use of WLAN_EXT_CAPA8_OPMODE_NOTIF in hostapd/wpa_supplicant

On Tue, 2015-04-07 at 09:54 +0000, Atul Joshi wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the answer but why should this be added to assoc request.
> For HT this is not defined in the spec and with VHT, this is set for 
> SCS,
> For non VHT case, should this not be set to 0? (as it is not defined 
> in the 11n spec)

Err, it's a capability. pre-VHT APs wouldn't even know to check it, so this is pretty much irrelevant.


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