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Ticket #1647 (new defect)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

madwifi-dfs: Unable to associate to a Symbol 5131-AP with 802.11h

Reported by: Assigned to:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: driver Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


The AP responds with Status code 0x0016 (Association request rejected because Spectrum Management capability is required). Attached is a pcap of the conversation. Client is running Linux on a Au1550-CPU (MIPSEL).

Driver version: madwifi-dfs branch, r2848


ap5131.pcap (0.7 kB) - added by on 11/15/07 10:39:27.
0001-802.11h-Set-the-SPECTRUM_MGMT-capability-in-managem.patch (1.7 kB) - added by on 11/15/07 11:58:16.

Change History

11/15/07 10:39:27 changed by

  • attachment ap5131.pcap added.

11/15/07 11:58:16 changed by

  • attachment 0001-802.11h-Set-the-SPECTRUM_MGMT-capability-in-managem.patch added.

11/15/07 11:59:39 changed by

Attached patch fixes the problem for me... Patch on top of madwifi-dfs branch (r2848).