AP to transmit packets at different channels

sunny sunny sunny.tired at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 08:59:18 EDT 2005


Thank again Jim.

On 7/19/05, Jim Thompson <jim at netgate.com> wrote:
> 
> No idea.  I'd code it in 'C', and it might require driver mods to
> send the specialized frames.
> 
> Also, my error, you'll want to look at using the Contention Free
> Period, not power save.
> 
> jim
> 
> On Jul 18, 2005, at 2:35 PM, sunny sunny wrote:
> 
> 
> > Thanks Jim
> >
> > What would be the quickest way to do this packet transfer on a
> > different channel? Is the usual way to set channel etc using
> > "iwconfig" good enough.e
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Santosh.
> >
> >
> > On 7/18/05, Jim Thompson <jim at netgate.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> You could try putting all the clients into power save, (i.e. declare
> >> a long PS-Poll period),
> >> then quickly switch channels, and switch them back.
> >>
> >> no idea what this does to the f/w running on the card.
> >>
> >> On Jul 18, 2005, at 10:32 AM, sunny sunny wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> Hi guys,
> >>>
> >>> Is there any way that a AP (using hostAP drivers) which is
> >>> functioning
> >>> normally and supporting clients etc, transmit a single packet (dont
> >>> need any reception for this, not even ACK) on a different channel
> >>> without dropping the clients?
> >>>
> >>> In other words can the AP transmit some packets at a different
> >>> channel
> >>> without breaking the connection with the clients already associated
> >>> with it.
> >>>
> >>> Any help/pointers is appreciated.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks.
> >>> Santosh.
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