HWSIM: Required RRM capabilities are not supported

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Dec 30 07:31:17 PST 2017

On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 01:33:26PM +0000, Avichal Agarwal wrote:
> I ran python scripts to test RRM on HWsimulator  gave error :
> INFO Skip test case: Required RRM capabilities are not supported
> Driver status also shwos RRM not supported:

That's not an error, but a notification that the kernel does not support
certain capabilities..

mac80211_hwsim does not support RRM. I've been using the following patch
to enable some additional testing coverage:

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
index 10b075a..1d32047 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
@@ -2590,7 +2590,9 @@ static int mac80211_hwsim_new_radio(struct genl_info *info,
 			       NL80211_FEATURE_STATIC_SMPS |
 			       NL80211_FEATURE_DYNAMIC_SMPS |
+			       NL80211_FEATURE_QUIET |
 	wiphy_ext_feature_set(hw->wiphy, NL80211_EXT_FEATURE_VHT_IBSS);
 	/* ask mac80211 to reserve space for magic */

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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