[PATCH] hostapd: Allow coexistance of HT BSSes with WEP BSSes

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Feb 21 10:30:40 EST 2011


On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:40:24AM +0100, Helmut Schaa wrote:
> In multi bss setups it wasn't possible to set up an HT BSS in
> conjunction with a WEP BSS. HT needed to be turned off entirely
> to allow WEP BSSes to be used.
> 
> In order to allow HT BSSes to coexist with no-HT WEP BSSes add a new BSS
> conf attribute "disable_11n" which disables HT capabilities on a single
> BSS by suppressing HT IEs in the beacon and probe response frames.
> Furthermore, mark all STAs associated to a WEP BSS as not HT capable.
> 
> This allows a no-HT WEP BSS to coexist with a HT BSS without having to
> disable HT mode entirely. Nevertheless, all STAs associated to the WEP
> BSS will only be served as if they were no-HT STAs.

Thanks! Applied.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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