[PATCH] FT: Add FT over-the-DS selection for SME based drivers

Jasraj Randhawa jasraj at dbperformance.com
Sat Apr 6 11:24:21 PDT 2019


Hi Jouni,

	The purpose of the config parameter is to allow the user to give a
preference for over-the-DS vs over-the-air. From a performance
perspective, over-the-air should be the fastest and therefore the
preferred choice. However, since support for over-the-air is mandatory
when a device supports FT and over-the-DS is optional, over-the-air would
always be selected even when over-the-DS is advertised by the AP.

Regards,
Jasraj

-----Original Message-----
From: Jouni Malinen [mailto:j at w1.fi]
Sent: April-06-19 7:55 AM
To: Jasraj Randhawa
Cc: hostap at lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] FT: Add FT over-the-DS selection for SME based
drivers

On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 11:24:20PM -0600, Jasraj Randhawa wrote:
> Allows the supplicant to select and use FT over-the-DS automatically for
> SME base drivers, if specified in the network block config.
> If the option is not specified, FT over-the-air is used.

Shouldn't wpa_supplicant select automatically the best approach without
requiring this type of user configuration parameter?

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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