Station statistics

Victor Aleo victor.aleo
Sat Feb 8 03:17:05 PST 2003

Hi all,

Does anyone knows if the station statistics (rx_bytes and tx_bytes) that 
the AP stores in /proc/net/prism2/wlan#/xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx for every 
station takes into account the 802.11 overheads?

For instance, when the AP receives a packet of 500 bytes from the 
associated station xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx, it increments the rx_bytes 
register in 536 bytes instead of 500 bytes. I have send an UDP packet 
(MGEN) with 500 bytes of payload. Thus, 20 bytes for IP headers overhead 
and 8 bytes more for IP headers which gives 28 bytes of overhead and no 
36 bytes.

I will appreciate any comment,



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