IFF_RUNNING and SIOCGMIIPHY support
Wed Mar 3 06:32:12 PST 2004
On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, David Goodenough wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 March 2004 18:28, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> > David Goodenough wrote :
> > > Sorry I should have been more specific. I am interested in point to
> > > point ad-hoc links, or rather reacting them them being active or
> > > not.
> > Yes, I know. What I'm saying is that this is NOT what IEEE
> > 802.11 Ad-Hoc mode is about, so don't expect it to match your
> > requirements. I think WDS mode would be a better fit, because WDS
> > explicitely specify the end of the PtP link.
> > Regards,
> I have obviously missed out on WDS. Could you point me to a good
> definition of WDS and its use. Google turns up hundreds of products
> which provide WDS.
WDS is another logical link that allows Access Point nodes to speak to one
another. So you wind up with another ip network that only AP's can see.
Very useful for network management purposes. The WDS frames are
essentially a "dark network" from the perspective of client nodes.
for more details.
> > Jean
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