[PATCH] Add an option to set secondary channel in hostapd conf

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Fri Feb 26 16:16:20 EST 2021

On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 04:06:17PM +0200, Orr Mazor wrote:
> Usefull in case we want to specify the secondary channel
> or in case we want to be on 20mghz with 40mghz capabilities.
> It is possible in chan_switch to set secondary channel,
> however it was not possible to do so when hostapd start.
> This commit adds this option.

Can you please clarify how this proposed new parameter differs from the
existing ht_capab=[HT40+], ht_capab=[HT40-], and ht_capab=[HT40+][HT40-]

Please also note that the IEEE 802.11 standard has mandatory
requirements for 40 MHz co-existence on when the primary and secondary
channels have to be switched and I'm unlikely to accept changes
that would allow the user to bypass those requirements.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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