Is it possible to modify hostapd for the purpose of sharping buffered frames in 802.11 power saving mode?

Johannes Berg johannes
Sat Jun 25 06:14:06 PDT 2011

On Sat, 2011-06-25 at 15:40 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 08:18:43PM +0300, Xin Gu wrote:
> > I am new to kernel/driver field, but will try if this way is possible.
> > Could you please answer me that can my goal be achieved if I get a prism
> > wireless
> > card, and modify the Hostap driver to do the control of the buffered
> > frames?
> In theory, it may be possible, but nowadays, I would really look at
> using a bit more modern driver that have more control on the low-level
> operations for this type of experiments (say, ath9k or ath5k).

FWIW, even then you'd need to modify the kernel, not hostapd.


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