On two nucs with 8260 and 7265 wifi chips on both centos 7.2 and fedora 22 running hostapd we are unable to connect more than 12 clients. Is this hard coded somewhere?
(hostapd.conf max_num_sta is not set)
upgraded driver to iwlwifi-8000-ucode-220.127.116.11 for 8260.
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