Always send management frames at MCS-0??

Krishna Chaitanya chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 15:15:12 EDT 2013


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> I had a user request that we support always sending management frames
> (such as EAPOL) at the lowest rate.  Evidently, other equipment does this,
> where as normal-ish supplicant/linux tends to send them at much higher
> rates.
>
> Any suggestions on how to go about doing this properly?
>
> Any opinions on whether it's a good idea or not?

EAPOL frames are data frams from WLAN perspective
and are unicast, thats why we send at highest possible
MCS supported. There is no advantage in forcing them to
go at lower rates.


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