Subject: Re: adding an 802.11 data link type
To: Jasper Wallace <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/05/2002 14:36:24
On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Jasper Wallace wrote:
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> On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, David Young wrote:
> > 0) DLTs DLT_802_11, DLT_PRISM_802_11, DLT_AIRONET_802_11 are desirable
> > in addition to DLT_EN10MB.
> Is one of the 802.11 types a superset of the others? if so would it make
> sense to use that exclusivly and leave the missing fields blank in the
> other drivers?
Not really. Which is the "fun" of all of this.
> I'm worried about things like ethereal only supporting some DLT_* types and
> not others.
1) There is a "common set" frame, whose name I forget, that contains most
of the interesting values.
2) The Ethereal folks are nice and accepting, and it shouldn't be hard to
accept all of them.