Re: Implemeneting PCF for an access point

From: Jim Thompson (
Date: 2002-04-03 06:54:33 UTC

Chris Edwards writes:
> * Jim Thompson ( wrote:
> >
> > Chris Edwards writes:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm part of a team which is hopefully developing an implementation of
> > > PCF for an access point, using linux drivers. So far we've been unable
> > > to confirm whether the prism chipset(s) support this,
> >
> > They appear to when using the terniary f/w.
> Does this mean that the pcf function is implimented by the firmware
> though? We're looking to controlling the polling from the host.

yes it does, and of course you are.

> > > and obviously we have no documentation on how to do so.
> >
> > So why not get the Isil driver documentation?
> I only just found where this was available (after signing an NDA etc).
> We're new to this, so we're still trying to understand everything at
> this stage, which isn't ideal.

we're all learning.

biggest hurdle looks to be sending the PCF beacon, but the 'inject' code maybe of some use here.

"...the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions." --Thomas Szasz

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