svn commit: r227477 - head/sbin/ifconfig

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Sat Nov 12 23:17:01 UTC 2011

Author: adrian
Date: Sat Nov 12 23:17:01 2011
New Revision: 227477

  Add documentation for the new quiet time IE options.
  Submitted by:	Himali Patel <himali.patel at>
  Sponsored by:	Sibridge Technologies


Modified: head/sbin/ifconfig/ifconfig.8
--- head/sbin/ifconfig/ifconfig.8	Sat Nov 12 20:45:10 2011	(r227476)
+++ head/sbin/ifconfig/ifconfig.8	Sat Nov 12 23:17:01 2011	(r227477)
@@ -1088,6 +1088,38 @@ The
 specifies the number of beacon intervals between DTIM
 and must be in the range 1 to 15.
 By default DTIM is 1 (i.e., DTIM occurs at each beacon).
+.It Cm quiet
+Enable the use of quiet IE.  Hostap will use this to silent other
+stations to reduce interference for radar detection when
+operating on 5Ghz frequency and doth support is enabled.
+.Fl quiet
+to disable this functionality.
+.It Cm quiet_period Ar period
+Set the QUIET
+.Ar period
+to the number of beacon intervals between the start of regularly
+scheduled quiet intervals defined by Quiet element.
+.It Cm quiet_count Ar count
+Set the QUIET
+.Ar count
+to the number of TBTTs until the beacon interval during which the
+next quiet interval shall start.  A value of 1 indicates the quiet
+interval will start during the beacon interval starting at the next
+TBTT. A value 0 is reserved.
+.It Cm quiet_offset Ar offset
+Set the QUIET
+.Ar offset
+to the offset of the start of the quiet interval from the TBTT
+specified by the Quiet count, expressed in TUs.
+The value of the
+.Ar offset
+shall be less than one beacon interval.
+.It Cm quiet_duration Ar dur
+Set the QUIET
+.Ar dur
+to the duration of the Quiet interval, expressed in TUs.
+The value should be less than beacon interval.
 .It Cm dturbo
 Enable the use of Atheros Dynamic Turbo mode when communicating with
 another Dynamic Turbo-capable station.

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