[PATCH 2/2] ibss: add fixed freq ssid param

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Mon Jan 19 14:13:11 EST 2015


On Mon, 2015-01-19 at 16:50 +0100, Nicolas Cavallari wrote:
> On 19/01/2015 15:45, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Mon, 2015-01-19 at 10:02 +0100, Janusz Dziedzic wrote:
> >> diff --git a/src/drivers/driver.h b/src/drivers/driver.h
> >> index b8a7c51..8e24d77 100644
> >> --- a/src/drivers/driver.h
> >> +++ b/src/drivers/driver.h
> >> @@ -767,6 +767,13 @@ struct wpa_driver_associate_params {
> >>  	int fixed_bssid;
> >>  
> >>  	/**
> >> +	 * fixed_freq - fix control channel in IBSS mode
> >> +	 * 1 = fix control channel
> >> +	 * 0 = don't fix control channel
> >> +	 */
> >> +	int fixed_freq;
> > 
> > Does this simply tell the kernel driver to never ever leave the
> > specified channel, eg disabling BSS coalescing?
> 
> It tells the kernel driver to not ever leave the specified channel,
> but it will still coalesce BSS if they run on the same channel.
> 
> Not to be confused with "fixed_bssid".

Ok, I guess I was hoping this could already be handled by the
'frequency' option, but I suppose without fixed_freq, passing
'frequency' just tells the kernel what channel to start on, and doesn't
prevent coalescing to a different channel.  Right?

Dan



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