[driverloader] 802.11b anyone?
marc at linuxant.com
Mon Oct 13 14:07:31 EDT 2003
Due to an NDIS limitation affecting devices supporting more than
8 rates, we haven't fully enabled the support for rate selection yet.
It will be working soon however.
On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 10:50:19AM +0100, Salvador Abreu wrote:
> Hello list,
> I just tried the driverloader for my Dell TM 1300, which is a:
> 02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)
> It loads fine, eth1 comes up. I can iwconfig to get it to the state I'd want:
> # iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc rate 11M
> however, the "rate" command is ignored:
> # iwconfig eth1
> eth1 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"" Nickname:"unknown"
> Mode:Ad-Hoc Bit Rate=54Mb/s Tx-Power=16 dBm
> RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> in particular, the 11Mbs mode doesn't work. I need this because the
> rest of my wifi network is 802.11b. I'm using an ad-hoc network with no
> base station (802.11b board on the desktop)
> any known reason why these drivers don't seem to want to do 11Mbps?
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