Corrupted neighbor rep request?

Ben Greear greearb at
Thu Jun 6 15:14:16 PDT 2019

On 6/5/19 4:43 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> Hello,
> One one of my systems, I see corrupted action frames when I issue the command:
> ./local/bin/wpa_cli -i sta0007 neighbor_rep_request
> I see this on two different radio types (both ath10k though), so at least
> I don't think it is the firmware.
> Another system, using evidently the exact same supplicant build,
> kernel, driver, and ath10k, seems to work fine.
> Anyone aware of any bugs that would explain this problem?
> Thanks,
> Ben


This was my bug, in my ath10k driver.  The hardware was tricky and would not
encrypt a management frame sent in 'native-wifi' mode.

Seems to be working now that I changed how I send the PMF frames.


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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