Re: No DTIM for Host AP

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-07-14 10:23:16 UTC

On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 12:42:22AM -0700, R Selvaraj wrote:

> In the Programers manual it is mentioned that DTIM is an AP-only event. Since I've configured the NIC as Host AP I thought I could get the DTIM event.But, I'm not getting the DTIM evnet as I've expected.
> Is because of the Station firmware I'm not getting the event ??

Yes, DTIM event is only implemented in tertiary AP firmware. Secondary station firmware does not generate it even when in Host AP mode. Quite some time ago I asked Intersil to add support for it also to the Host AP mode, but I would guess that this has not been implemented.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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