[OpenWrt-Devel] mac80211/DFS-support default since r42431

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Mon Sep 8 06:00:43 EDT 2014

* Jonas Gorski <jogo at openwrt.org> [08.09.2014 11:54]:
> detection support in ath9k/ath10k. So if CSAs are an issue, it was
> already an issue before.

thanks for pointing that, it was not clear to me.

> > "somebody" can just mark all channels as "unavailable".
> How would they do that? Especially with non-DFS enabled channels.
> Spamming CSAs? I'm pretty sure authorities get interested very fast if
> you produce patterns triggering radar detection over a very wide band.

as far as i understand, sending a CSA can be done from anybody in IBSS.
if a station "hears" a CSA it must mark the channel as "unavailable",
because you must "thrust" the CSA. Or is this only when a radar-pattern
is detected?

> But all of these should only affect you if you try to use a channel
> requiring DFS support, and should have no influence when operating on
> non-DFS channels.

ok. bye, bastian
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