Subject: Re: "airport"-friendly wireless networking?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Atsushi Onoe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/21/2000 09:37:37
> "You get what you pay for". The Lucent cards do a fair amount of the
> 802.11 protocol (especially the roaming part) internally. It's my
> understanding that the cheaper cards don't (and that stuff has to be
> implemented in the driver, and that's where different interpretations
> of the 802.11 spec come into play ...)
That's the reason why the throughput decrease in Lucent card when WEP is
enabled... I guess all types of wireless lan cards except PRISM-1 (awi)
implement most of 802.11 spec inside the firmware, unfortunately.