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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

atu(4D)

Name

atu - Atmel AT76C50x USB IEEE 802.11b Wireless Device Driver

Description

The atu 802.11b wireless driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver supporting the Atmel AT76C50x chipset-based wireless devices.

Configuration

The atu driver performs auto-negotiation to determine the data rate and mode. Supported 802.11b data rates are 1, 2, 5.5, and 11 Mbits/sec.

The atu driver supports only BSS networks (also known as ap or infrastructure networks).

open (or open-system) and shared key authentication modes are supported. Encryption types WEP40 and WEP104 are supported.

Files

/dev/atu*

Special character device

/kernel/drv/amd64/atu

64-bit ELF kernel module (x86)

Attributes

See attributes(7) for a description of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
x86
Availability
driver/network/wlan/atu
Interface Stability
Committed

See Also

gld(4D), dlpi(4P), attributes(7), dladm(8)

802.11 - Wireless LAN Media Access Control and Physical Layer Specification - IEEE, 2001