[PATCH 4/4] hostapd: support MBO in bss_transition_request

Stijn Tintel stijn at linux-ipv6.be
Mon Jun 27 16:26:55 PDT 2022

On 28/06/2022 02:05, Strontium wrote:
> Hi Stijn,
> I am wanting to test these patches on an AP.  Is this a case of 
> applying this, configure MBO enabled, and it just works?  I ask, 
> because it looks like a daemon of some kind needs to manage the MBO 
> transitions of the attached STA using UBUS transition requests, is 
> that correct?
This patch merely adds support for MBO to the existing ubus method 
bss_transition_request. This method is used by [1] and [2] to steer 
clients between different BSSes in an ESS, but does nothing on its own. 
Once this patch is in OpenWrt, these daemons could be updated to make 
use of the new MBO attributes for improved steering.


[1] https://git.openwrt.org/?p=project/usteer.git
[2] https://github.com/berlin-open-wireless-lab/DAWN

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