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Ticket #1163 (new task)

Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

802.11s mesh in madwifi

Reported by: ivan.muccini@witech.it Assigned to:
Priority: minor Milestone: version 2.0.0 - far away
Component: madwifi: other Version: trunk
Keywords: mesh 802.11s HWMP Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending: 0

Description

I am italian student. I'm working on my thesis about mesh network. I'm trying to implement a channel assignment algorithm in 802.11s and implement the layer-2 HWMP routing protocol. Does madwifi support 802.11s feature? The big problem is the new mesh header in beacon frame and all the other new header in probe message and association message. Doy you think possible add new header in beacon frame and similar or this feature are in HAL? Anybody are developing on 802.11s over madwifi driver? Anybody can help me?

Change History

02/22/07 09:57:57 changed by mrenzmann

  • priority changed from major to minor.
  • milestone set to version 2.0.0 - far away.

You should direct your questions to the madwifi-devel mailing list, as that's more appropriate for discussions like that.

However, this ticket could remain open, since the task as such is valid.

05/07/07 13:51:24 changed by yogesh@cse.iitb.ac.in

Is the 802.11s draft out? If yes could you get us one copy to read?

11/21/07 00:54:43 changed by anonymous

No, but they're getting close: mentor.ieee.org/802.11/public-file/07/11-07-2915-00-000s-tgs-atlantaclosing-report.ppt

12/18/07 09:50:04 changed by dinzi@126.com

Madwifi is just a linux hardware of 802.11b/g driver,so there is nothing about 11s implemented in it.If you want to develop 11s protocol base on it,such as HWMP,OLSR,you must carefully read the 802.11s draft stand and do your job all by yourself.

08/27/08 12:20:44 changed by karol.kowalik@cnri.dit.ie

The status of 802.11s development for ath5k/madwifi is presented at http://www.open80211s.org

08/27/08 13:17:00 changed by mrenzmann

  • version changed from dadwifi-branch to trunk.
  • pending changed.

Clarification:

  1. The work from open80211s.org seems to depend on mac80211, thus does not work with MadWifi (and probably won't ever work with it).
  1. open80211s.org has experimental support for ath5k.
  1. We (the MadWifi core team) have currently no plans to work on implementing 802.11s support for MadWifi.

(in reply to: ↑ description ) 02/06/11 05:18:52 changed by anonymous

Replying to ivan.muccini@witech.it:

I am italian student. I'm working on my thesis about mesh network. I'm trying to implement a channel assignment algorithm in 802.11s and implement the layer-2 HWMP routing protocol. Does madwifi support 802.11s feature? The big problem is the new mesh header in beacon frame and all the other new header in probe message and association message. Doy you think possible add new header in beacon frame and similar or this feature are in HAL? Anybody are developing on 802.11s over madwifi driver? Anybody can help me?