hostapd conf 802.11ac QCA9984

Ben Greear greearb at
Sat Jul 8 08:47:52 PDT 2017

On 07/08/2017 05:28 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 10:16:17AM +0200, Nassim Dahmani wrote:
>> I am using a zcomax QCA9984 with candela driver to setup an access
>> points, it works I don't have any problems but the best debit i can
>> have is 22-24 Mo/s on one device which is really low when we know the
>> theorical 1,7 Gb/s that the card can provide,
> That sounds like a driver/hardware specific item and not really a
> generic hostapd question.. In other words, you'll likely have better
> chances of getting answers from whoever provides you that driver than
> this mailing list.

We can sustain about 1.3Gbps throughput using that zcomax and our driver/firmware.

For that matter, probably stock driver/firmware would perform similarly.

You might check the association and related messages to see if it is properly
negotiating /HT rates, and check with a sniff or looking at station tx/rx
stats to see if it is using nice encoding rates.


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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