Trouble with 802.11ac from a WLE900VX card (QCA9880 ath10k)
bradchesney79 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 18:09:58 PST 2018
Hey, I really appreciate the help. At this time I feel I have
accomplished my goals to a sufficient degree with about the best
outcome one could hope for given the circumstances.
Additionally, posting this here so as to maximize my chance at
reducing suffering for "the next poor sap" as mentioned below.
JC, you know who you are!
For the next poor sap that happens along...
This is my hostapd.conf file for the XB140 reference board based
Compex WLE900VX QCA9880 card:
#Details for Connecting Clients via WPA2 TKIP
#802.11d Regulatory Restrictions Designations for Which
Frequencies and Channels are Legal
#How Many Units of Time Between Beacon Transmissions
#Multiplier of How Many Units of Time Between Beacon Transmissions
#(e.g. 100 milliseconds(ms) * 2 = 200 ms between beacons)
#Something About WMM Clients Needing this
###To Be Completely Honest-- I'm Not Entirely Certain What the
Rest of this file does
#QoS Type of Traffic Management Based on Traffic Type
Also, if you are stuck at 54Mbps-- 802.11g speeds --I needed to
**install the wpa_supplicant package**. My Samsung Note8 connects at
650Mbps with this configuration. I have not yet measured actual
Last but not least, this answer would never have happened without the
selfless heroes over at
Dank je JC! Additional advice that was passed to me that I feel
comfortable with sharing: the Compex WLE1216v5-20 MIMO x 4 card is
better... https://www.compex.com.sg/product/wle1216v5-20/ (I cannot
confirm just yet from personal experience, but for what it is worth.)
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