What determines 3x3 v/s 2x2 in hostapd?

Ben Greear greearb
Wed Sep 24 09:45:48 PDT 2014

On 09/23/2014 02:40 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> When I set the chainmask to 2x2 on ath10k NIC, with hostapd running
> on this NIC, the station on another machine still reports the AP as
> being 3x3 according to scan results.
> Maybe hostapd is looking at the available instead of
> configured chains?
> Anyone know where the code that makes this decision lives?

Nevermind, seems mac80211 takes care of this, and after I fixed
some ath10k driver bugs, it is working properly again.


> Thanks,
> Ben

Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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