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Changes between Version 17 and Version 18 of ChipsetFeatures/Roaming

Author:
proski (IP: 0.0.0.0)
Timestamp:
02/17/09 18:20:26 (9 years ago)
Comment:

Remove "different solutions", it only has dead links

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  • ChipsetFeatures/Roaming

    v17 v18  
    1515 * send struct ieee80211req_mlme via private ioctl to madwifi driver 
    1616 
    17 People already implemented different solutions: 
    18  * Slow solution (handover time: >=2 seconds) that roam across totally different connection types like GPRS and WLAN [http://www.ing.unibs.it/~cassinis/docs/papers/05_010.pdf Cassinis 2005, Wireless network issues for a roaming robot] ([http://www.ing.unibs.it/~cassinis/docs/software/mawico-1.0.tar.gz sources]) 
    19  * Sync_scan describes a good solution: [http://www.cs.ucsd.edu/~iramani/sync_scan.pdf view PDF] online or [http://sysnet.ucsd.edu/~iramani/SYNCSCAN.html download it] 
    20  * A beta example for seamless hand-offs of < 40ms can be downloaded here: [http://crewman.uta.edu/corenetworking/projects/handoff/software.tar.gz].  Details on the technology can be seen here: [http://crewman.uta.edu/corenetworking/projects/handoff/newhandoff.html]. 
    21  
    2217== Boilerplate Code == 
    2318The MadWifi specific tasks can be done using these functions (currently there are errors in these functions, somehow they do not work):