Question on ht40_intolerant

Ann Lo at
Thu Apr 28 10:53:25 PDT 2016

This is good information to know.


On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:
> 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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