PCF?

Jason Straight jason at JeetKuneDoMaster.net
Thu May 13 11:08:47 EDT 2004


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Well, hrm, that sucks. With the vulnerability (not really news) posted on 
slashdot, I'm afraid that script kiddies will soon have simple tools to DoS 
802.11, and PCF could be a simple workaround for that.

http://www.auscert.org.au/


On Thursday May 13 2004 11:03, Andrea G. Forte wrote:
> Well, I do not know about the document that you mention, but when I asked
> about PCF I got the same answer that I gave you by Jouni, so I am "quite"
> sure hostap does not support it. ;)
>
> Andrea
>
> On Thu, 13 May 2004, Jason Straight wrote:
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> > Are you certain?
> >
> > According to this:
> > http://home.eunet.cz/jt/wifi/HFA3842.pdf
> >
> > it is supported by intersils's MAC controller.
> >
> > On Thursday May 13 2004 10:39, Andrea G. Forte wrote:
> > > The prism2 card firmware does not support PCF, therefore the hostap
> > > driver doesn't either.
> > >
> > > Andrea
> > >
> > > On Thu, 13 May 2004, Jason Straight wrote:
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> > > > Has any work been done on implementing PCF using hostap? I know the
> > > > firware of a device should take over when it's a client to a PCF
> > > > enabled AP, but is there any way to turn on PCF when using hostap in
> > > > Master mode?
> > > >
> > > > For those who don't know - PCF is a polling method for 802.11. I
> > > > looked into this a few years ago and found nothing, but hoping
> > > > perhaps something has changed or someone else might be working on
> > > > something to make it a possibility?
> > > >
> > > > http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/tutorials/article.php/1548381
> > > >
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Constitution, the NRA is bad, because it defends other parts of the 
Constitution.

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