Experiences with ath(4)

Lukas Ertl l.ertl at univie.ac.at
Tue Jul 8 00:01:59 PDT 2003


On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, Sam Leffler wrote:

> > *) Powersavemode seems to be not supported at all (and thus it eats the
> > battery like a "make world"):
> >
> ># ifconfig ath0 powersave on
> > ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
>
> man ath(4)

The man page says "not fully", not "not supported at all".

> > *) Shared Key Authentication seems to be not supported either:
> >
> ># ifconfig ath0 authmode shared
> > ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
>
> Never has been supported under FreeBSD for any 802.11 card (at least not
> that I'm aware of).

Ah, didn't know that, since ifconfig claims that "shared" is a valid mode.

regards,
le

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