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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

urtw(4D)

Name

urtw - RealTek RTL8187L/RTL8187B USB 802.11b/g Wireless Driver

Description

The urtw 802.11b/g wireless driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver supporting the RealTek RTL8187L chipset-based wireless devices.

Configuration

The urtw 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, 8, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbits/sec. The atu driver supports only BSS networks (also known asap or infrastructure networks) and open (or open-system) or shared system authentication.

Files

/dev/urtw*

Special character device.

/kernel/drv/amd64/urtw

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/urtw
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