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-hocnetworks). 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) utility.
Special character device
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