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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

iwh(4D)

Name

iwh - Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100/5300 Driver

Description

The iwh 802.11a/g/n wireless NIC driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver supporting the Intel Shirley Peak WiFi chipset-based NIC's. Driver functions include controller initialization, wireless 802.11 infrastructure network connection, WEP and frame transmit and receive.

CONFIGURATION

The iwh 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. Supported 802.11g data rates are 1, 2, 5.5, 11, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbits/sec.

Files

/dev/iwh

Special character device.

/kernel/drv/amd64/iwh

64-bit ELF kernel module (x86).

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
x86
Availability
driver/network/wlan/iwh
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.