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en:developers:documentation:glossary [2015/01/26 09:49]
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en:developers:documentation:glossary [2019/05/17 23:20]
Johannes Berg [MLME]
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 ===== cfg80211 ===== ===== cfg80211 =====
  
-Kernel side of configuration management for wireless devices. [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|nl80211]] is the User-space side of configuration management for wireless devices. ​+Kernel side of configuration management for wireless devices. [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#nl80211|nl80211]] is the User-space side of configuration management for wireless devices. ​
  
-Works together with [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|FullMAC]]-drivers and also with [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|mac80211]]-based drivers. ​+Works together with [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#FullMAC|FullMAC]]-drivers and also with [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#mac80211|mac80211]]-based drivers. ​
  
  
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 ===== FullMAC ===== ===== FullMAC =====
  
-//FullMAC// is a term used to describe a type of wireless card where the [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|MLME]] is managed in hardware. You would **not** use [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|mac80211]] to write a //FullMAC// wireless driver. ​+//FullMAC// is a term used to describe a type of wireless card where the [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#MLME|MLME]] is managed in hardware. You would **not** use [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#mac80211|mac80211]] to write a //FullMAC// wireless driver. ​
  
  
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 ===== iw ===== ===== iw =====
  
-[[en/​users/​Documentation/​iw|iw]] is a new [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​nl80211|nl80211]] based [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|CLI]] configuration utility for wireless devices. ​+[[en/​users/​Documentation/​iw|iw]] is a new [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​nl80211|nl80211]] based [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#CLI|CLI]] configuration utility for wireless devices. ​
  
  
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 A driver API for SoftMAC wireless cards. ​ See [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​mac80211|Developer Docs for mac80211]]. ​ A driver API for SoftMAC wireless cards. ​ See [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​mac80211|Developer Docs for mac80211]]. ​
  
-See also [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|SoftMAC]]. ​+See also [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#SoftMac|SoftMAC]]. ​
  
  
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   * Reassociate ​   * Reassociate ​
   * Beacon ​   * Beacon ​
-  * Probe [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|mac80211]]'​s MLME management implementation is currently handled by <​code>​net/​mac80211/​ieee80211_sta.c</​code>​. This handles only the STA MLME +  * Probe [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#mac80211|mac80211]]'​s MLME management implementation is currently handled by ''​net/​mac80211/​mlme.c''​. This handles only the client-side ​MLME.
  
  
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 physical-layer controller ​ physical-layer controller ​
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 +===== SME =====
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 +Station Management Entity, often prepended with //AP// (Access Point)
  
  
 ===== SoftMAC ===== ===== SoftMAC =====
  
-//SoftMAC// is a term used to describe a type of WNIC where the [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|MLME]] is expected to be managed in software. [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|mac80211]] is a driver API for SoftMAC WNIC, for example. ​+//SoftMAC// is a term used to describe a type of WNIC where the [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|MLME]] is expected to be managed in software. [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#mac80211|mac80211]] is a driver API for SoftMAC WNIC, for example. ​
  
  
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 ===== WE ===== ===== WE =====
  
-//WE// stands for [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Wireless-Extensions|Wireless-Extensions]] - the old driver API and user <--> kernel communication transport. Obsoleted by [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|#​cfg80211]] ​+//WE// stands for [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Wireless-Extensions|Wireless-Extensions]] - the old driver API and user <--> kernel communication transport. Obsoleted by [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#​cfg80211|cfg80211]] ​
  
  
 ===== WEXT ===== ===== WEXT =====
  
-//WEXT// stands for [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Wireless-Extensions|Wireless-Extensions]] - the old driver API and user <--> kernel communication transport. Obsoleted by [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|#​cfg80211]] ​+//WEXT// stands for [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Wireless-Extensions|Wireless-Extensions]] - the old driver API and user <--> kernel communication transport. Obsoleted by [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#​cfg80211|cfg80211]] ​
  
  
 ===== WIPHY ===== ===== WIPHY =====
  
-Wireless [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary|PHY]]. ​+Wireless [[en/​developers/​Documentation/​Glossary#phy|PHY]]. ​
  
en/developers/documentation/glossary.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/17 23:20 by Johannes Berg