Hostapd and MCS rates

Mathieu Slabbinck matty.slabbinck at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 02:24:03 EDT 2015


On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 2:01 PM, Mathieu Slabbinck
<matty.slabbinck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Change noticed:
>
> before iw cmd:
> cat rc_rateidx_m*
> 0xfff
> 0xff
> ff ff 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
> ff ff 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
>
> after iw cmd:
> cat rc_rateidx_m*
> 0xfff
> 0xff
> 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
> ff ff 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
>
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Krishna Chaitanya
> <chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Mathieu Slabbinck
>> <matty.slabbinck at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> dmesg doesn't show anything. I've added the logging to
>>> ath9k_htc_set_bitrate_mask but I never see it passing by...
>>
>> i was checking ath9k_htc code but looks like you card is PCI based,
>> so this function will not be called. Also, ath9k pci doesn't have
>> HW_RATE_CONTROL.
>>
>> So, can you check the below files for the update config after iw command?
>>
>> cat /sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phy1/netdev\:wlan0/
>>
>> rc_rateidx_mask_2ghz
>> rc_rateidx_mask_5ghz
>>
>> rc_rateidx_mcs_mask_2ghz
>> rc_rateidx_mcs_mask_5ghz

Sorry  to bump this, but can you explain what this means?


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