[PATCH 2/2] Require WMM to be enabled before allowing inclusion of the QBSS Load element
j at w1.fi
Sat Feb 25 00:31:48 PST 2017
On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:55:19PM +0000, Nick Lowe wrote:
> Require WMM to be enabled before allowing inclusion of
> the QBSS Load element. WMM is based on the EDCA portion of 802.11e that
> defines a QBSS.
Why would this be a good thing to do? What harm is there in including
the BSS Load element even if WMM is disabled?
> diff --git a/hostapd/hostapd.conf b/hostapd/hostapd.conf
> @@ -484,9 +484,10 @@ wmm_ac_vo_acm=0
> # associated stations in the BSS. By default, this bridging is allowed.
> -# BSS Load update period (in BUs)
> -# This field is used to enable and configure adding a BSS Load element into
> +# QBSS Load update period (in BUs)
> +# This field is used to enable and configure adding a QBSS Load element into
> # Beacon and Probe Response frames.
> +# Note: You will also need to enable WMM, the basis for a QBSS via EDCA.
The name of that element if "BSS Load element", not "QBSS Load element".
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