Subject: Re: tcpdump and wi(4) (was Re: ipsec, path mtu, and fragmentation)
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/08/2004 03:26:26
On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 04:28:32PM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> > The long answer is that a standalone AP will not usually use RTS/CTS
> > because, by definition, no stations are hidden from it. Its clients
> > might use RTS/CTS, however.
> How do I tell if the client is trying to use it? Watch for them in
> tcpdump -D ieee802_11?  Some more formal way (like an ifconfig or
> wiconfig setting?)

wiconfig should tell you if RTS/CTS is enabled (the RTS threshold will
have to be smaller than your MTU), but I don't think the problem is that
the client uses RTS/CTS.


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