Hostap and Realtek 8180L

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Tue Aug 19 20:44:38 EDT 2003


On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 11:24:02AM +0200, Damian Gaw?da wrote:

> Is there a plan to support Realtek 8180 chipset in the nearest future? 
> Cards using this chip are inexpensive and their transmitting power is, 
> reportedly, higher than of any prism based hardware.

Do you know whether it has support for something like Host AP mode on
Prism2 (i.e., sending and receiving IEEE 802.11 management frames)? Is
technical documentation available for it to develop open source drivers?
If answer to these is "yes, it does support something like Host AP mode
and yes, documentation is available", it could well be worthwhile to add
support for it. If either of this is not the case, it will probably not
be supported in the near (or even distant) future.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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