A question about "retry" item in iwconfig

Sebastian Weitzel togg at togg.de
Mon May 23 08:59:54 EDT 2005

> In my thought, "Retry: off" means that iwconfig utility families including
> 'iwpriv' does not allow controlling the retransmission functionality, isn't
> it? If my guess is not true, please let me know this clearer. Otherwise, the
> display from iwconfig would be rather modified to show the appropriate
> meanings.

Though the hostap mailinglist may not be adequate for this issue I try 
to give you a short answer. Madwifi does up to 10 retries on the hal 
layer. The limit is furthermore specified on compile time. For 
management frames the retry is disabled. -- Regards,
Sebastian Weitzel

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