[rt2x00-users] Switch the channel during transmission

Ivo Van Doorn ivdoorn at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 15:35:43 AEST 2010


On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Mohammad Abdelhadi <moh.jaser at ieee.org> wrote:
> Hi Ivo,
>
>>Why do you think it didn't switch channel?
>
> Well, I am sure, I configured two cards to start  the communication on
> channel 1, and by using Wireshark, I monitored the wireless traffic. Then,
> when i used the command "iwconfig ra0 channel 6" on the transmitter during
> transmission, It simply didn't switch the channel (checked by Wireshark).
> Although the channel was not switched, "iwconfig" showed that it was
> switched to channel 6!!
>
> Well, i know that it is strange but, is there any thing in the driver that
> prevents from switching the channel during transmission? Any hints?


Like I said earlier, there is nothing prohibiting the card from
switching channel,
however rt3572 isn't fully supported yet. So it is simply not working yet.

Ivo




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