WMM-AC: configuration of PSB bit in TSPEC element

Peer, Ilan ilan.peer at intel.com
Wed Apr 6 07:43:00 PDT 2016

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hostap [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.infradead.org] On Behalf Of
> Debabrata Purohit
> Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 16:15
> To: hostap at lists.infradead.org
> Subject: WMM-AC: configuration of PSB bit in TSPEC element
> Hi
> The WMM-AC control interface does not give an option to configure the PSB
> bit in TS Info field in TSPEC element.
> It fills the PSB bit by reading the UAPSD field from WMM parameter
> element from the Association response frame.
> But the WMM-AC test plan (WMM(r)-Admission Control System
> Interoperability Test Plan Version 1.0.6) mandates that - The PSB value
> should be "settable" by the control interface for ADDTS request generation.
> Is there a reason to read the PSB value from Association response only.
> Should there be a Patch to change the behavior so that Application has
> option to configure the PSB bit?

I do not think that we had a real reason to enable this configuration at the time this
was added, so we simply enabled was supported by the AP.



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