Any idea why hostapd won't send wmm_param elements?

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Jan 31 03:42:15 EST 2011


On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 12:37:32PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
> Also, since it appears invalid to have HT40 w/out wmm enabled,
> maybe we should have hostapd warn or even fail to start
> if a user manages to configure it thus?

Why would that be invalid? Sure, it disables A-MPDU aggregation, but you
don't need WMM (or IEEE 802.11 QoS) to use HT20/HT40 and MCS rates. Many
station devices may refuse to use 802.11n, but I don't see any strict
rules that would disallow this type of configuration.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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