[PATCH 1/2] p2p: disable 11b rates only on p2p interface creation

Rajkumar Manoharan rmanohar at qca.qualcomm.com
Thu Oct 20 09:05:00 EDT 2011


On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 02:47:40PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 18:15 +0530, Rajkumar Manoharan wrote:
> 
> > ath9k_htc supports milti-vifs (max 4 limited by fw). As rate_control runs in fw,
> > currently we dont have wmi command to inform no-CCK info to fw. And also per
> > packet rate selection for mgmt frames is not supported. 
> 
> Then I don't see how it can do P2P and be connected to an 11b AP at the
> same time?
>
No. It can't do at same time.
> > Due to these limitation,
> > we can disable 11b rate at init itself for these drivers.
> 
> I just don't think it's reasonable to prevent this from working when
> it's really just an ath9k_htc bug? Not sure ...
>
So I thought of exporting driver caps to wpa_s to disable 11b at init.
so we do not break existing p2p functionality for split drivers. Am i right?

--
Rajkumar


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