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- Cisco Aironet 802.11b wireless NIC driver
The pcan wireless NIC driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver. It supports the pccard and PCI/MiniPCI cards with the Cisco Aironet 802.11b chipset. For pccard, the driver works in both SPARC and x86 (32–bit/64–bit) modes. For PCI/MiniPCI card, the driver works in 32–bit x86 mode only.
The pcan driver supports 802.11b data rates of 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 (Mbits/sec). The default is 11.
The pcan driver supports BSS networks (also known as "ap" or "infrastructure" networks) and IBSS networks (also known as "ad-hoc" networks). For authentication type, the pcan driver supports the "open" (or "open-system") mode. For encryption type, only WEP is currently supported. You perform configuration and administration tasks using the dladm(1M) and wificonfig(1M) utilities.
Special character device.
32-bit ELF kernel module (x86).
64-bit ELF kernel module (x86).
64-bit ELF kernel module (SPARC).
See attributes(5) for a description of the following attributes:
802.11b Standard for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) - IEEE