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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

zyd(4D)

Name

zyd - ZyDAS ZD1211/ZD1211B USB 802.11b/g Wireless Driver

Description

The zyd 802.11b/g wireless driver is a multi-threaded, loadable, clonable, GLDv3-based STREAMS driver supporting the ZyDAS ZD1211/ZD1211B USB chipset-based wireless devices.

CONFIGURATION

The zyd 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. The zyd driver supports only BSS networks (also known as ap or infrastructure networks) and open (or open-system), shared key and WPA/WPA2 authentication. Supported encryption types are WEP40, WEP104, TKIP and AES-CCMP.

Files

/dev/zyd*

Special character device.

/kernel/drv/amd64/zyd

64–bit kernel module (x86).

Attributes

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
x86
Availability
driver/network/wlan/zyd
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