Hostapd and wpa_supplicant frequency range

Holger Schurig holgerschurig at
Mon May 20 15:58:22 EDT 2013

It's the kernel driver and the optional CRDA that tell the kernel
which channels/frequency are allowed and with what parameters. Do "iw
wlan0" to see what frequencies your card (with your current driver)

2013/5/20 Sotaro Watanabe <sotarowatanabe at>:
> Good afternoon, I'm Watanabe,Sotaro,
> Currently am I working with some experimental wifi cards, which support 6GHz
> bands. In that sense, I would like to know whether or not hostapd and wpa
> supplicant might work in that range.
> Looking into the code, I have found some files where such a frequency range
> are defined, but I don't know if those files are all of the them or just a
> few of a whole set, might be possible to know what are all the files which
> contain the frequency working range of hostapd and wpa supplicant?
> On the other hand, I would wish to know whether I might extend these ranges
> will lead to a proper work of hostapd and wpa supplicant.
> Thank you so much,
> Watanabe.
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