RTS/CTS Threshold not work|hostap

Sujith Manoharan sujith at msujith.org
Tue Oct 22 06:09:25 EDT 2013

ravikant patel wrote:
> Hi All,
> We use hostapd2.0 deamon and Backports driver(ath9k),usually when RTS/CTS
> threshold parameter set in hostapd.conf file in that case if client  
> send packets bigger then
> RTS threshold value RTS/CTS will be triggered.
> But in our case when client sends  packet bigger then RTS
> Threshold no RTS/CTS packet was seen means it  will not work.
> My question :
> Does the RTS/CTS depends on hostapd daemon or backports driver?

Check if this commit is present in the backports version that you
are using:

commit a3835e9fa72956a9a348079f8161e6a5057b5c88
Author: Sujith Manoharan <c_manoha at qca.qualcomm.com>
Date:   Thu Jul 4 12:59:47 2013 +0530

    ath9k: Fix RTS threshold
    Currently, RTS threshold is not handled for HT. Handle
    user-specified threshold values for both aggregated
    and unaggregated frames. Use the wiphy's threshold
    parameter for now, it can be made per-VIF later on.
    Signed-off-by: Sujith Manoharan <c_manoha at qca.qualcomm.com>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>


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