What should setting rate on 'AP' interface mean?

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 10 12:09:30 PDT 2017


IIRC, I think it's the drivers job to determine per-peer fixed rate.


On 10 October 2017 at 11:34, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> I was trying to use 'iw' to set rates on an AP interface, hoping it would
> set tx-rates on all of the stations (peers) to the same thing.
> It appears that the ath10k driver will set ratesets on all stations if
> we specify more than one rate, but if we specify a single rate, it does
> not iterate through all stations, and just sets the 'vdev' fixed rate.
> So, should the driver somehow attempt to set single rate on all the stations
> when
> using a single rate?
> Or, do we need an API to force rates for individual stations (peers) and
> leave
> the driver in the current configuration?
> Or is it the firmware's responsibility to set the rate for all peers when
> we set the vdev fixed rate on an AP vdev?
> Thanks,
> Ben
> --
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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