Query on WMM AC parameters configuration using netlink

Phani Siriki yvsg.phanis at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 10:18:21 PDT 2018

Hi Jouni

Thank you for your reply. I will check on this.

Best Regards

On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 6:00 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 07:06:11PM -0600, Phani Siriki wrote:
>> Now, I want to change the wmm_ac parameters as well, but couldn't get
>> the exact netlink parameter to set.
>> Could someone point me the nl80211 parameter used to set these
>> parameters in AP, so that AP can advertise these values to stations in
>> their IE?
> There is no nl80211 parameter for this. The WMM element that advertises
> values for station is part of the Beacon/Probe Response frame template
> that gets set when starting or updating the AP/BSS information. This may
> depend on the Wi-Fi driver that is used, but for example with
> mac80211_hwsim, you cannot change this independently without updating
> the full Beacon template (i.e., you have to update this through hostapd
> to avoid conflicts with other Beacon frame information changes).
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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