Re: Fragmentation and Retransmission

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-08-08 17:17:46 UTC

On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 05:58:23PM +0300, Dvir Oren wrote:
> Is there a way to control fragmentation? I seem to be unable to do
> this.

'iwconfig wlan0 frag <val>' can be used to configure threshold size for fragmentation (i.e., to select which packets will be fragmented). Other than this, there is no control methods for fragmentation.

> Does the Prism2 control retransmissions? I couldn't find any code in
> the driver that does this.

'iwconfig wlan0 retry <val>' sets the maximum number of retries for packets.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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