[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCHv3] wifi: Introduce 802.11ac support

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Wed Feb 19 04:47:14 EST 2014

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> I think AP is by far the most common use case for OpenWrt, and DFS support for
> example is only for the AP-branch firmware (as I found out after some intense
> study of the ath10k/cfg80211/mac80211 source

Oh, I didn't know that. But that's not suprising as almost all of AP
mode testing happens with 10.1 firmware.

> -- maybe the firmware features should be better documented...)

Sure, it's just lack of time on my part. Any help with documentation
would be appreciated.

> Does AP firmware support plain STA operation?

Yes, but not that well tested.

> If it does, AP firmware should no doubt be the default in OpenWrt.

I fully agree. This should be the first stage.

> If not, then we should maybe think of a way to support both.

For the second stage I think we should try improve how to make it easier
to switch between firmwares (see my previous email).

Kalle Valo

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