wicontrol -L output (was: field description)

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sat Jan 14 11:49:54 PST 2006

Imran Imtiaz <imran at darkstar.thelakecity.com.pk> wrote:

> when i do w
> wicontrol ath0 -L
> it shows me the aps that are currently running i am pasting the output
> can anyone tell me what does Capinfo field means e.g; ess = ?? priv
> = ?? shpr = ?? shst = ??

My guess is "Extended Service Set", "Privacy", "Short Preamble" and
"Short slot time".

On FreeBSD 6.0 and later these options are described in man ifconfig in
the scan section.

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