TX rate changes in a non-AP mode

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Feb 10 19:48:31 PST 2007

On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 05:51:25PM -0800, Vinayak Naik wrote:

> We are using the driver (3.7) in psuedo_ibss mode on a SMC 2532W-B
> card. But we are still seeing that the TX rate changes. I understand
> that the firmware may also adapt the rate. By looking at
> "/proc/net/hostap/wlan0/debug", I confirmed that the firmware is not
> in-charge of the rate control.

"FW TX rate control" in that procfs file is only valid for master mode.
Firmware is taking care of rate control for client modes (both
managed/infra and all adhoc modes).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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