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authorTomasz Bursztyka <tomasz.bursztyka@linux.intel.com>2015-11-27 11:40:37 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2015-12-24 20:24:05 (GMT)
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wpa_supplicant: Enable Automatic Channel Selection support for AP mode
Since hostapd supports ACS now, let's enable its support in wpa_supplicant as well when starting AP mode. Signed-off-by: Tomasz Bursztyka <tomasz.bursztyka@linux.intel.com> [u.oelmann@pengutronix.de: rebased series from hostap_2_1~944 to master] [u.oelmann@pengutronix.de: adjusted added text in defconfig] Signed-off-by: Ulrich Ölmann <u.oelmann@pengutronix.de>
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diff --git a/wpa_supplicant/defconfig b/wpa_supplicant/defconfig
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@@ -513,3 +513,29 @@ CONFIG_PEERKEY=y
# OS X builds. This is only for building eapol_test.
#CONFIG_OSX=y
+
+# Automatic Channel Selection
+# This will allow wpa_supplicant to pick the channel automatically when channel
+# is set to "0".
+#
+# TODO: Extend parser to be able to parse "channel=acs_survey" as an alternative
+# to "channel=0". This would enable us to eventually add other ACS algorithms in
+# similar way.
+#
+# Automatic selection is currently only done through initialization, later on
+# we hope to do background checks to keep us moving to more ideal channels as
+# time goes by. ACS is currently only supported through the nl80211 driver and
+# your driver must have survey dump capability that is filled by the driver
+# during scanning.
+#
+# TODO: In analogy to hostapd be able to customize the ACS survey algorithm with
+# a newly to create wpa_supplicant.conf variable acs_num_scans.
+#
+# Supported ACS drivers:
+# * ath9k
+# * ath5k
+# * ath10k
+#
+# For more details refer to:
+# http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/acs
+#CONFIG_ACS=y