Hostapd and MCS rates

Mathieu Slabbinck matty.slabbinck
Mon Jun 22 01:25:15 PDT 2015

Done that now, but no immediate change is visible.
But before digging any deeper, can someone post me the correct hostapd
config to be able to have for example 72.2 MBit/s (mcs index 7) in n
Just to prevent bad config on my side.


On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Krishna Chaitanya
<chaitanya.mgit at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Mathieu Slabbinck
> <matty.slabbinck at> wrote:
>> In the .config I can see that:
>> ./.config:CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_MINSTREL=y
>> ./.config:CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_MINSTREL_HT=y
>> no VHT but that should not be an issue right?
>> I'll create the setup and try to set it to capture some packets again.
>> But I doubt it's the sniffer, I'm thinking more into
>> configuration/compilation.
> Please use bottom posting.
> both minstrel and ath9k_rc are enabled, assuming mac80211
> module param is used? So i suspect that ath9k_legacy_rc is not
> honoring
> the iw's request, can you try disabling that use minstrel_ht?

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