Question on ht40_intolerant

Jouni Malinen j at
Thu Apr 28 10:43:20 PDT 2016

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 06:42:15AM -0700, Ann Lo wrote:
> We are hoping to limit our wpa_supplicant to get connections with 20
> MHz channel width only. Is it adequate to set "ht40_intolerant=1"?
> Usually 40 MHz intolerance is used on 2.4 GHz band. Can we use it for
> 5 GHz band?

ht40_intolerant=1 does not prevent use of 40 MHz by the local device..
It is trying to make everyone in range not use 40 MHz on 2.4 GHz..
disable_ht40=1 might work for this, if I understood what you are trying
to do correctly.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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