Doubt Persists: Question about station mode

From: Indraneel Chakraborty (indranil_at_MIT.EDU)
Date: 2002-06-04 20:44:17 UTC

Thanks! But...
you mean authentication request is sent by station in firmware??? In that case, what's the point handling the authentication request by Base Station in the driver? After all the authentication reply to station would again be in Firmware!

On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Tony Toole wrote:

> The station functions are mainly done in the firmware, so there would not be
> any code specific to association / join handling in station mode. The
> Master mode on the other hand is pretty much totally handled in the driver,
> which is why you see authentication functions related to it.
> Hope that helps
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Indraneel Chakraborty" <indranil_at_MIT.EDU>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 12:57 PM
> Subject: [Fwd: Question about station mode]
> >
> Hi,
> Although AP/Station modes are separately supported in the latest
> release, I cannot seem to find some code which is exclusively for
> Stations. For example, where is the "Request for Authentication" code?
> I can see handle_authen in prism2_ap.c but not its complementary
> function for the Stations!
> Thanks in advance for the help I would get!
> -Indraneel
> >

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