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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

iwk(4D)

Name

iwk - Intel Pro. Wireless 802.11a/g/n 4965 driver

Description

The iwk 802.11a/g/n wireless NIC driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver supporting the Intel Pro Wireless 4965AGN chipset-based wireless NIC's.

DRIVER CONFIGURATION

The iwk driver supports only 802.11g BSS networks (also known as "ap" or "infrastructure" networks) and "open" (or "open-system") or "shared system" authentication. For wireless security, WEP encryption and WPA-PSK are currently supported. You perform configuration and administration tasks using the dladm(8) utility.

Files

/dev/iwk*

Special character device.

/kernel/drv/amd64/iwk

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/iwk
Interface Stability
Committed

See Also

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

IEEE 802.11g- Wireless LAN Standard— IEEE, 2003