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I would like to stop my network card from using the Minstrel algorithm because of a problem I am having.

I have tried creating /etc/modprobe.d/80211.conf with the following in it:

options mac80211

But that doesn't seem to work.

Any ideas?

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You must put the whole thing on one line:

options mac80211 ieee80211_default_rc_algo=pid

And then reboot.

Confirm the parameter has taken effect:

cat /sys/module/mac80211/parameters/ieee80211_default_rc_algo
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