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IEEE-802.11 Standards

Linux supports a variety of devices which were designed to support an array of IEEE-802.11 standards.

Our own IEEE-802.11 interpretations

Here we list a few of our 802.11 standards interpretations to help development. Please feel free to add new sections, interpretations or simply add links to help with development.

  • Power Savings: IEEE-802.11 was designed with power saving in mind for stations. This section tries to summarize what the standard defines for all aspects of power saving. Its work in progress.

  • 802.11n: This section tries to summarize crucial aspects of 802.11n for mac80211 development.

  • 802.11s: This section tries to summarize 802.11s (in draft) for mac80211 development.

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