[EXT] [RESEND PATCH] Issue: Non-HE capable interface advertising HE

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Dec 18 10:38:40 PST 2022

On Mon, Nov 14, 2022 at 12:33:38PM +0000, Deepti Panchal wrote:
> My patch will override the user config in case the hardware does not support HE configuration.
> An error message will also be shown in the debug logs indicating the hardware is not HE supported.
> Can you  please elaborate on what you mean by:
> "I would have expected the configuration to be rejected instead of being silently ignored"

I would expect hostapd to refuse to start AP operation with invalid
configuration instead of modifying the configuration in this manner to
ignore that the configuration requested HE to be enabled.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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