Re: a question about dump frame

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-09-18 14:36:46 UTC

On Sat, Sep 14, 2002 at 10:25:37AM +0800, wrote:

> I do not know if the fuction static int prism2_rx(struct net_device *dev)
> called by hardware interrupt receive any type frames ,I dump the received

Yes, prism2_rx() receives all frames from the firmware.

> frame head in the begin of this fuction ,I find the beacon and data frame,
> but I do not find any control type frame(eg.ack frame ,rts frame etc) ,I want
> to know which fuction deal with the control frame(especially ack frame).
> because I want to log the time when a frame transmit and when its ack received
> .how can I do it?

That cannot be done with current Prism2 firmware. Control frames (except PS Poll) are handled completely in the firmware code and they are not delivered to the host side.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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