Brooks Davis brooks at
Sun Aug 21 01:50:39 GMT 2005

On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 03:32:15AM +0200, Daniel Dvorak wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have one question for you. My friend use Linux Debian and he use atheros
> cards with madwifi drivers. Sam work together with others developers and I
> found out that he committed interesting tool for linux users.
> This tool is athctrl, which you know "athctrl program that sets the ack+cts
> timeouts based on the distance between two stations". And I think that this
> feature is useful not only for linux users but of course for users of others
> os like FreeBSD etc. 
> So, I do not know why the tool is not in main tree fbsd, maybe there is
> reason for this and I do not know. Which it is my mistake, so if it is true,
> I am sorry. Of course, I could not imagine how much work somebody has to do
> for this, but I would like to only ask if possible now before final release
> 6.0 or in the future.
> Does somebody think somebody could commit this tool for FreeBSD users ?

It's unlikely athctrl will be commited because we're attempting to phase
those sorts of programs out in favor of a modular ifconfig.  It's not
clear to me if we the support or not at this point.  That would be a
question for Sam, but he's on vacation at the moment.

-- Brooks

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