Commit b91e64aa authored by Ashok Nagarajan's avatar Ashok Nagarajan Committed by John W. Linville

mac80211: Allow nonHT/HT peering in mesh

Now that we have protection enabled, allow non-HT and HT20 stations to peer
with HT40+/- stations. Peering is still disallowed for HT40+/- mismatch.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAshok Nagarajan <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarThomas Pedersen <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <>
parent 57aac7c5
......@@ -76,6 +76,7 @@ bool mesh_matches_local(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
struct ieee80211_if_mesh *ifmsh = &sdata->u.mesh;
struct ieee80211_local *local = sdata->local;
u32 basic_rates = 0;
enum nl80211_channel_type sta_channel_type = NL80211_CHAN_NO_HT;
* As support for each feature is added, check for matching
......@@ -102,10 +103,15 @@ bool mesh_matches_local(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
if (sdata->vif.bss_conf.basic_rates != basic_rates)
goto mismatch;
/* disallow peering with mismatched channel types for now */
if (ie->ht_operation)
sta_channel_type =
/* Disallow HT40+/- mismatch */
if (ie->ht_operation &&
(local->_oper_channel_type !=
local->_oper_channel_type > NL80211_CHAN_HT20 &&
sta_channel_type > NL80211_CHAN_HT20 &&
local->_oper_channel_type != sta_channel_type)
goto mismatch;
return true;
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