Broadcast/multicast ack?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Wed Sep 15 21:23:09 PDT 2004

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 11:23:56AM +0100, Mr Asustec wrote:

> I observed prism2_tx_ev called after
> broadcast/multicast frames in adhoc network. As I know
> the broadcast frames should not be acknowledged
> according to standard. Is it possible to switch the
> driver to acknowledge unicast frames only?

Multicast frames are indeed not acknowledged. TX event is generated for
successful frame transmission, not for receiving of ACK.. In case of
unicast, this is indeed ACK, but for multicast, transmission of the
frame is enough to trigger this event.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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