Re: MAC based Access restriction

From: Hans Freitag (
Date: 2002-02-27 19:27:19 UTC


On 2002-02-12 13:41:40 UTC Jouni Malinen ( wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 10:19:57PM +0100, Benedikt 'Hunz' Heinz wrote:

>> i use a chardev to control the list via ioctls (devfs not yet
>> supported):
>> crw-r--r-- 1 root root 42, 0 Feb 11 17:26 /dev/ap0
>> (mknod /dev/ap0 c 42 0)
>> and a procdev (/proc/net/prism2/wlanX/ap_control) to view the policy
>> and
>> MAC-list
>> there's a tool in the package called ap_ctrl to control the accesslist
> devfs and automatically allocated major/minor numbers would be nice..

I've modified Benedicts code, using iwpriv to control the accesslist. It is available at

It will work until the AP stuff will be located in user space.


May the Source be with you!

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