[PATCH 2/2] hostapd: Add DFS CAC and radar detection

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Oct 26 11:02:55 EDT 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 01:51:37PM +0200, Simon Wunderlich wrote:

> If we want to use 5 GHz outdoors we may only use outdoor channels. These must be
> limited e.g. by using the DFS channel option in the pending patch[1]. Jumping back
> to a non-DFS channel is not an option for outdoors, at least in Europe all outdoor
> channels require DFS. So it might happen that all channels become unavailable for
> some time.
> In this case, your current implementation will just stop the hostapd (I've tested
> after applying the channel list patch [1]), and while this is one option to handle
> it, I feel that's not the best ... :)
> > 
> > >
> > > [1] http://w1.fi/p/dfs/0002-hostapd-Add-config-option-for-DFS-channels.patch

Now that the base DFS changes are in hostap.git, we should decide what
to do about this dfs_chanlist config option. Do we still need it and if
so, would someone care to submit a rebased version on top of the current
hostap.git master branch?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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