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The Taub Faculty of Computer Science Events and Talks

Haifux, Linux Haifa Club: Wireless in Linux
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Rami Rosen
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Monday, 16.02.2009, 18:30
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Taub 6
This lecture is a sequel to the Linux Kernel Networking lecture, Advanced Linux Kernel Networking - Neighboring Subsystem; IPSec and IPv6 in the Linux Kernel (Advanced Linux Kernel Networking).

- Short history of Linux Wireless : fullmac and softmac.
- Wireless Modes of operation: infrastructure mode, independent mode (IBSS), and more.
- The Linux Wireless stack (mac80211).
- MLME (the management layer).
- MLME operations: scanning, association.
- RFmon. (monitor mode) and sniffing.
- short survey of recent development in Linux Wireless (WiMax, iwlwifi, 80211.n, mesh networking, and more).