Changeset 15990


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2009-05-22T15:45:22+02:00 (8 years ago)
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florian
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[docs] a couple of small fixes in the Wireless documentation

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    66Each wireless driver has its own configuration script in \texttt{/lib/wifi/driver\_name.sh} which handles 
    77driver specific options and configurations. This script is also calling driver specific binaries like wlc for 
    8 Broadcom, or hostapd and wpa\_supplicant for atheros. 
     8Broadcom, or hostapd and wpa\_supplicant for atheros and mac80211. 
    99 
    1010The reason for using such architecture, is that it abstracts the driver configuration.  
     
    9999    option channel    1-14 
    100100    option maxassoc   1-128 (broadcom only) 
    101     option distance   1-n 
     101    option distance   1-n (meters) 
    102102    option hwmode     11b, 11g, 11a, 11bg (atheros, mac80211) 
    103103    option rxantenna  0,1,2 (atheros, broadcom) 
     
    121121    option port     port 
    122122    option hidden   0,1 
    123     option isolate  0,1 
     123    option isolate  0,1 (broadcom) 
    124124\end{Verbatim} 
    125125 
     
    137137 
    138138    \item \texttt{maxassoc} \\ 
    139         Optional: Maximum number of associated clients. This feature is supported only on the broadcom chipset. 
     139        Optional: Maximum number of associated clients. This feature is supported only on the Broadcom chipsets. 
    140140 
    141141    \item \texttt{distance} \\ 
    142         Optional: Distance between the ap and the furthest client in meters. This feature is supported only on the atheros chipset. 
     142        Optional: Distance between the ap and the furthest client in meters. This feature is supported only on the Atheros chipsets. 
    143143 
    144144        \item \texttt{mode} \\ 
    145                 The frequency band (\texttt{b}, \texttt{g}, \texttt{bg}, \texttt{a}). This feature is only supported on the atheros chipset. 
     145                The frequency band (\texttt{b}, \texttt{g}, \texttt{bg}, \texttt{a}). This feature is only supported on the Atheros chipsets. 
    146146 
    147147    \item \texttt{diversity} \\ 
    148         Optional: Enable diversity for the Wi-Fi device. This feature is supported only on the atheros chipset. 
     148        Optional: Enable diversity for the Wi-Fi device. This feature is supported only on the Atheros chipsets. 
    149149 
    150150    \item \texttt{rxantenna} \\ 
    151         Optional: Antenna identifier (0, 1 or 2) for reception. This feature is supported by atheros and some broadcom chipsets. 
     151        Optional: Antenna identifier (0, 1 or 2) for reception. This feature is supported by Atheros and some Broadcom chipsets. 
    152152 
    153153    \item \texttt{txantenna} \\ 
    154         Optional: Antenna identifier (0, 1 or 2) for emission. This feature is supported by atheros and some broadcom chipsets. 
     154        Optional: Antenna identifier (0, 1 or 2) for emission. This feature is supported by Atheros and some Broadcom chipsets. 
    155155 
    156156    \item \texttt{txpower} 
     
    236236 
    237237Mesh Point (802.11s) is only supported by some mac80211 drivers. It requires the iw package 
    238 to be installed to setup mesh links. OpenWrt creates mshN mesh point interfaces. 
     238to be installed to setup mesh links. OpenWrt creates mshN mesh point interfaces. A sample 
     239configuration looks like this: 
     240 
     241\begin{Verbatim} 
     242config wifi-device      "wlan0" 
     243    option type         "mac80211" 
     244    option channel      "5" 
     245 
     246config wifi-iface 
     247    option device       "wlan0" 
     248    option network      lan 
     249    option mode         "mesh" 
     250    option mesh_id     "OpenWrt" 
     251\end{Verbatim} 
    239252 
    240253\paragraph{Wireless Distribution System} 
     
    303316OpenWrt supports both 802.1x client and Access Point 
    304317configurations. 802.1x client is only working with 
    305 Atheros or mac80211 drivers. Configuration only 
    306 supports EAP types TLS, TTLS or PEAP. 
     318drivers supported by wpa-supplicant. Configuration 
     319only supports EAP types TLS, TTLS or PEAP. 
    307320 
    308321\subparagraph{EAP-TLS} 
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