does hostAP works with prismGT chipset
fromkth at fastmail.fm
Thu Dec 16 08:15:59 EST 2004
I have started working on assignment which involves optimizing handoffs
in WLANS. This involves working from MAC layer to upper layers as i have
to consider optimizing handoff at Layer2 as well as optimizing
Authentication(802.1x based using any AAA server) mechanism at upper
layer(s). So considering that I think that i have to modify both Access
Point module as well as STA's driver module, according to my algorithm.
The situation is that it has been more than a year when i last did
something in C and C++, so i want to ask two question that how much
level of difficulty involves in modifying HostAP driver according to
ones needs and how much approx time would it take to complete that task.
Also keeping in mind my abilities about C and C++ as average and also i
have not done kernel or driver programming before and have done only
application programming in C and C++, then where to start to work on
The other query about the getting hardware, I do have access to few
laptops, but dont have any prism(2/2.5/3) based WLAN cards. So i think I
may have difficulty in buying 802.11b cards with prism(2/2.5/3) chipset
as most new cards available are based on 802.11g, so i want to know does
HostAP also works on prismGT chipset or not?
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