[PATCH] nl80211: clear VHT and HE MCS rates in legacy beacon tx rate

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Sat Oct 3 07:01:54 EDT 2020

On Sat, 2020-10-03 at 02:25 -0700, Rajkumar Manoharan wrote:
> While configuring legacy beacon rate, VHT and HE MCS rates must be cleared.
> Otherwise the default MCS rates is filled by cfg80211 while validating beacon
> tx rate netlink attribute. This issue is exposed by ap_beacon_rate_legacy2
> test case while validating HE MCS beacon tx rate support.

As I said with the kernel patch, I don't think that the kernel's side is
approaching this the right way - better to default to no rate if the
attribute isn't present, at least for the purposes of beacon rate
settings. Maybe not for other purposes.


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