[PATCH 1/2] hostap: set ht_capab from wiphy when in P2P GO mode

Arik Nemtsov arik at wizery.com
Mon Aug 8 15:20:49 EDT 2011


On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:15, Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-08-07 at 22:09 +0300, Arik Nemtsov wrote:
>
>> The features enabled are of course card/driver specific. I'm afraid
>> there's no "catch-all" set I can think of.
>>
>> For instance, the features required for wl12xx cards are:
>> HT_CAP_INFO_GREEN_FIELD, HT_CAP_INFO_SHORT_GI20MHZ, HT_CAP_INFO_RX_STBC_1
>
> Why no catch-all? I mean, it's pretty obvious which ones are symmetric
> in this sense. We also have similar code in mac80211 when masking the
> capabilities of the peer.
>

I'm not sure I'm following. This patch is about the HT capabilities of
the GO, not the ones of its peers.
I assume you're referring to ieee80211_ht_cap_ie_to_sta_ht_cap(), but
do we really want to do the same thing as GO? support only the subset
of HT-capabilities supported by all connected peers?

Arik


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