AID limitations in hostAPD
Atul.Joshi at csr.com
Wed Mar 18 03:05:05 EDT 2015
I can see that the AIDS are assigned from 1 onwards by hostAPD.
It would mean that if an AP supports (or GO), 8 stations, it would have to keep changing the TIM IE length based on if the TIM bit needs to be set or not. (If no station is in PS or no bit in TIM bit PVB is set, the PVB length, according to the spec has to be 1 octet rather than 2 octets)
Instead if it could assign the AID from 16-23 for example, it will not have to keep changing the length of the TIM IE.
Can I have some thoughts from what the group thinks and if others agree, I can propose a patch.
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