Commit ff3cc5f4 authored by Simon Wunderlich's avatar Simon Wunderlich Committed by John W. Linville

mac80211: handle protection mode, RIFS and ADDBA for HT IBSS

* Follow 802.11n-2009 for protection mode and ADDBA
* Send ADDBA only to HT STAs - implement partially
Signed-off-by: default avatarSimon Wunderlich <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMathias Kretschmer <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 54858ee5
......@@ -430,6 +430,27 @@ int ieee80211_start_tx_ba_session(struct ieee80211_sta *pubsta, u16 tid,
return -EINVAL;
* 802.11n-2009 If the initiating STA is an HT STA, is a
* member of an IBSS, and has no other existing Block Ack agreement
* with the recipient STA, then the initiating STA shall transmit a
* Probe Request frame to the recipient STA and shall not transmit an
* ADDBA Request frame unless it receives a Probe Response frame
* from the recipient within dot11ADDBAFailureTimeout.
* The probe request mechanism for ADDBA is currently not implemented,
* but we only build up Block Ack session with HT STAs. This information
* is set when we receive a bss info from a probe response or a beacon.
if (sta->sdata->vif.type == NL80211_IFTYPE_ADHOC &&
!sta->sta.ht_cap.ht_supported) {
printk(KERN_DEBUG "BA request denied - IBSS STA %pM"
"does not advertise HT support\n", pubsta->addr);
#endif /* CONFIG_MAC80211_HT_DEBUG */
return -EINVAL;
/* we have tried too many times, receiver does not want A-MPDU */
......@@ -896,6 +896,7 @@ int ieee80211_ibss_join(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
struct cfg80211_ibss_params *params)
struct sk_buff *skb;
u32 changed = 0;
skb = dev_alloc_skb(sdata->local->hw.extra_tx_headroom +
36 /* bitrates */ +
......@@ -951,6 +952,23 @@ int ieee80211_ibss_join(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
* 802.11n-2009 In an IBSS, the HT Protection field is
* reserved, but an HT STA shall protect HT transmissions as though
* the HT Protection field were set to non-HT mixed mode.
* In an IBSS, the RIFS Mode field of the HT Operation element is
* also reserved, but an HT STA shall operate as though this field
* were set to 1.
sdata->vif.bss_conf.ht_operation_mode |=
changed |= BSS_CHANGED_HT;
ieee80211_bss_info_change_notify(sdata, changed);
ieee80211_queue_work(&sdata->local->hw, &sdata->work);
return 0;
......@@ -1587,6 +1587,11 @@ u8 *ieee80211_ie_build_ht_info(u8 *pos,
if (ht_cap->cap & IEEE80211_HT_CAP_SUP_WIDTH_20_40)
ht_info->ht_param |= IEEE80211_HT_PARAM_CHAN_WIDTH_ANY;
* Note: According to 802.11n-2009, HT Protection field and
* RIFS Mode are reserved in IBSS mode, therefore keep them at 0
ht_info->operation_mode = 0x0000;
ht_info->stbc_param = 0x0000;
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