controlling AP configuration in P2P GO mode

Arik Nemtsov arik at wizery.com
Wed Jul 20 07:50:33 EDT 2011


On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 11:42, Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-07-20 at 11:30 +0300, Arik Nemtsov wrote:
>
> We have a patch there that automatically enables 11n support and the max
> # of stations should really be taken from the driver and device
> capabilities instead.
>
> Would you want to explicitly _not_ enable HT?

Not really, but currently hostapd doesn't determine all the flags in
"ht_capab" from wiphy.

>
> All these settings are useful in a hostapd scenario where you might not
> want to fully utilise your hardware, but for P2P I think it should be
> more automatic.

I agree. But some things will still probably remain vendor specific.
Off the top of my head:
ap_table_expiration_time
ap_table_max_size
different WMM parameters

But I agree 11n is a big part of my worries.

Arik


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