Can CW Min be set?

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Jun 13 20:06:21 PDT 2007

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 12:48:39PM +0200, ahuguet at wrote:

> before any transmission attempt, each machine has to choose a random
> number between [0,CW] where aCWmin <= CW <= aCWmax that will determine its
> back-off.
> Would there be any way to raise the default aCWmin value, for a given
> experiment?

That would depend on the used wireless LAN hardware/firmware/driver. In
case of Prism2/2.5/3 and Host AP driver, I'm not aware of a way of doing
this without modifications to the firmware (i.e., something that is not

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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