Re: ipw3945 status

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 12:30:00 EST

On Sun, Jul 30, 2006 at 06:25:34PM +0200, Jan Dittmer wrote:

> So if this is done, there should be a clearly abstracted interface
> for such a daemon. I don't see what the daemon is doing more than
> echo 1 4 7 8 > /sys/.../allowed_channels and a control circuit for
> tx/rx power.

The daemon sets the list of acceptable channels, the transmission powers
for each of them and modifies this based on things like the temperature.

Oh, yes, and it writes 802.11 scan frames that get passed straight to
the firmware and broadcast. Insane crack. For reasons I don't as yet
understand, various received frames also get passed back up to the
daemon. I probably really don't want to know why.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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