Hostapd and MCS rates

Mathieu Slabbinck matty.slabbinck at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 04:36:34 EDT 2015


On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Krishna Chaitanya
<chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 1:55 PM, Mathieu Slabbinck
> <matty.slabbinck at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Done that now, but no immediate change is visible.
>> But before digging any deeper, can someone post me the correct hostapd
>> config to be able to have for example 72.2 MBit/s (mcs index 7) in n
>> mode?
>> Just to prevent bad config on my side.
>
> The below config should be fine in 2.4GHz, 11n, 20MHz, SGI enabled
> interface=wlan0
> ssid=test
> hw_mode=g
> channel=6
> beacon_int=100
> dtim_period=2
> max_num_sta=255
> rts_threshold=2347
> fragm_threshold=2346
> macaddr_acl=0
> auth_algs=3
> ignore_broadcast_ssid=0
> wmm_enabled=1
> ieee80211n=1
> ht_capab=[SHORT-GI-20]

Thanks.

That config together with iw cmd: iw dev wlan0 set bitrates ht-mcs-2.4 7 sgi-2.4
doesn't seem to change anything. captured packets are 1, 24 or
54MBit/s but no mcs rates.


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