CT ath10k firmware now supports IBSS + RSN

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Mon Apr 13 13:41:12 EDT 2015


Looks like I have some more work to do.  For any moderately large frames,
I am now dropping the last 16 bytes.  Looks like the skb_put_padto logic
was working around a more serious issue...

Thanks,
Ben

On 04/10/2015 04:32 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> First, thanks to everyone that helped me with questions,
> QCA/Tieto's upstream patches, etc.
> 
> This needs more testing, but it appears to at least mostly work.
> 
> I am using this 4.0 related kernel.  I think only the last 3 patches
> are IBSS specific, but possibly there are others that matter as well.
> 
> http://dmz2.candelatech.com/git/gitweb.cgi?p=linux-4.0.dev.y/.git;a=summary
> 
> Firmware binaries and release notes are here:
> http://www.candelatech.com/downloads/ath10k-fw-beta/
> 
> I'm using a very recent wpa_supplicant..upstream should work I think,
> but I am using this one:
> 
> https://github.com/greearb/hostap-ct/tree/master/hostapd
> 
> supplicant needs to have this enabled, among other things:
> 
> CONFIG_IBSS_RSN=y
> 
> 
> I suspect there are lingering bugs, perhaps in supplicant, as it seems to take
> a few tries for the 4-way to happen properly, and I have to re-start hostapd
> on each side each time I associate.
> 
> My supplicant config files look like this (you can comment out any options
> your supplicant doesn't know about...I have a few extra features not specifically
> related to IBSS in my hostapd tree)
> 
> ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
> fast_reauth=1
> concurrent_assoc_ok=1
> scan_cur_freq=1
> min_scan_gap=5
> freq_list=5180
> 
> bss_max_count=2000
> network={
>     ssid="ota-ibss-ssid"
>     disable_ht=0
>     disable_vht=0
>     ieee80211w=0
>     disable_ht40=1
>     disable_sgi=0
>     ht_mcs=""
>     disable_max_amsdu=-1
>     ampdu_factor=-1
>     ampdu_density=-1
>     freq_list=5180
>     fixed_freq=1
> 
>     mode=1
>     frequency=5180
>     proto=RSN
>     key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
>     #psk="ben-ota-passwd"
>     psk=fc29b6edf32abd7a9818af3c94b2aa5364c785eee33ed3df11605a3db8f905bc
>     pairwise=CCMP
>     group=CCMP
>     proactive_key_caching=0
> 
> }
> 
> 
> I'm curious to know if anyone tries it out.
> 
> Thanks,
> Ben
> 


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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com



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