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DRIVER LOADING

	
	o. Copy the firmware image (e.g. usb8388.bin) to /lib/firmware/

	o. Load driver by using the following command:
	
		insmod usb8388.ko [fw_name=usb8388.bin]

IWPRIV COMMAND

NAME
	This manual describes the usage of private commands used in Marvell WLAN
	Linux Driver. All the commands available in Wlanconfig will not be available 
	in the iwpriv.

SYNOPSIS
	iwpriv <ethX> <command> [sub-command] ...

	iwpriv ethX version
	iwpriv ethX scantype [sub-command]
	iwpriv ethX getSNR <n>
	iwpriv ethX getNF <n>
	iwpriv ethX getRSSI <n>
	iwpriv ethX setrxant <n>
	iwpriv ethX getrxant
	iwpriv ethX settxant <n>
	iwpriv ethX gettxant
	iwpriv ethX authalgs <n>
	iwpriv ethX pre-TBTT <n>
	iwpriv ethX 8021xauthalgs <n>
	iwpriv ethX encryptionmode <n>
	iwpriv ethX setregioncode <n>
	iwpriv ethX getregioncode 
	iwpriv ethX setbcnavg <n>
	iwpriv ethX getbcnavg
	iwpriv ethX setdataavg <n>
	iwpriv ethX setlisteninter <n>
	iwpriv ethX getlisteninter
	iwpriv ethX setmultipledtim <n>
	iwpriv ethX getmultipledtim
	iwpriv ethX atimwindow <n>
	iwpriv ethX deauth
	iwpriv ethX adhocstop
	iwpriv ethX radioon
	iwpriv ethX radiooff
	iwpriv ethX reasso-on
	iwpriv ethX reasso-off
	iwpriv ethX scanmode  [sub-command]
	iwpriv ethX setwpaie <n>
	iwpriv ethX wlanidle-off
	iwpriv ethX wlanidle-on
	iwpriv ethX getcis
	iwpriv ethX getlog
	iwpriv ethX getadhocstatus
	iwpriv ethX adhocgrate <n>

Version 4 Command:
	iwpriv ethX inactvityto <n>
	iwpriv ethX sleeppd <n>
	iwpriv ethX enable11d <n>
	iwpriv ethX tpccfg <n>
	iwpriv ethX powercfg <n>	
	iwpriv ethX setafc <n>
	iwpriv ethX getafc

Version 5 Command:
	iwpriv ethX ledgpio <n>
	iwpriv ethX scanprobes <n>
	iwpriv ethX lolisteninter <n>
	iwpriv ethX rateadapt <n> <m>
	iwpriv ethX txcontrol <n>
	iwpriv ethX psnullinterval <n>
	iwpriv ethX prescan <n>
	iwpriv ethX getrxinfo
	iwpriv ethX gettxrate
	iwpriv ethX beaconinterval 

BT Commands:
	The blinding table (BT) contains a list of mac addresses that will be,
	by default, ignored by the firmware. It is also possible to invert this
	behavior so that we will ignore all traffic except for the portion
	coming from mac addresess in the list. It is primarily used for
	debugging and testing networks.  It can be edited and inspected with
	the following commands:

	iwpriv ethX bt_reset
	iwpriv ethX bt_add <mac_address>
	iwpriv ethX bt_del <mac_address>
	iwpriv ethX bt_list <id>
	iwpriv ethX bt_get_invert <n>
	iwpriv ethX bt_set_invert <n>

FWT Commands:
	The forwarding table (FWT) is a feature used to manage mesh network
	routing in the firmware.  The FWT is essentially a routing table that
	associates a destination mac address (da) with a next hop receiver
	address (ra).  The FWT can be inspected and edited with the following
	iwpriv commands, which are described in greater detail below.
	Eventually, the table will be automatically maintained by a custom
	routing protocol.

	NOTE: FWT commands replace the previous DFT commands.  What were the DFT
	commands?, you might ask.  They were an earlier API to the firmware that
	implemented a simple MAC-layer forwarding mechanism.  In the unlikely
	event that you were using these commands, you must migrate to the new
	FWT commands which can be used to achieve the same functionality.

	iwpriv ethX fwt_add [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_del [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_lookup [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_list [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_list_route [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_list_neigh [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_reset [parameters]
	iwpriv ethX fwt_cleanup
	iwpriv ethX fwt_time

MESH Commands:

	The MESH commands are used to configure various features of the mesh
	routing protocol.  The following commands are supported:

	iwpriv ethX mesh_get_ttl
	iwpriv ethX mesh_set_ttl ttl
	iwpriv ethX mesh_get_bcastr rate
	iwpriv ethX mesh_set_bcastr rate
	iwpriv ethX get_rreq_delay
	iwpriv ethX set_rreq_delay delay
	iwpriv ethX get_route_exp
	iwpriv ethX set_route_exp time
	iwpriv ethX get_link_costs
	iwpriv ethX set_link_costs "cost54 cost36 cost11 cost1"

DESCRIPTION
	Those commands are used to send additional commands to the Marvell WLAN
	card via the Linux device driver.

	The ethX parameter specifies the network device that is to be used to 
		perform this command on. it could be eth0, eth1 etc.

version	
	This is used to get the current version of the driver and the firmware.

scantype	
	This command is used to set the scan type to be used by the driver in 
	the scan command. This setting will not be used while performing a scan
	for a specific SSID, as it is always done with scan type being active. 
	
	where the sub-commands are: - 
			active 	-- to set the scan type to active
			passive -- to set the scan type to passive
			get 	-- to get the scan type set in the driver

getSNR  
	This command gets the average and non average value of Signal to Noise 
	Ratio of Beacon and Data.
	
	where value is:-
			0 	-- Beacon non-average.
	        	1 	-- Beacon average.
	        	2 	-- Data non-average.
	        	3 	-- Data average.

	If no value is given, all four values are returned in the order mentioned
	above.

	Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

getRSSI	
	This command gets the average and non average value os Receive Signal 
	Strength of Beacon and Data.
		
		where value is:-
				0 	-- Beacon non-average.
				1 	-- Beacon average.
				2 	-- Data non-average.
				3 	-- Data average.

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	getNF   
		This command gets the average and non average value of Noise Floor of 
		Beacon and Data.
		
		where value is:-
				0 	-- Beacon non-average.
				1 	-- Beacon average.
				2 	-- Data non-average.
				3 	-- Data average.

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	setrxant	
		This command is used to set the mode for Rx antenna. 
		
		The options that can be sent are:- 
				1 	-- Antenna 1. 
				2 	-- Antenna 2.
				0xFFFF 	-- Diversity.

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX setrxant 0x01: select Antenna 1.

	getrxant                    
		This command is used to get the mode for Rx antenna.


	settxant	
		This command is used to set the mode for Tx antenna.
			The options that can be sent are:- 
				1 	-- Antenna 1. 
				2 	-- Antenna 2.
				0xFFFF 	-- Diversity.
		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX settxant 0x01: select Antenna 1.

	gettxant                    
		This command is used to get the mode for Tx antenna.

	authalgs	
		This command is used by the WPA supplicant to set the authentication 
		algorithms in the station.

	8021xauthalgs
		This command is used by the WPA supplicant to set the 8021.x authentication algorithm type
		station.
		
		where values can be:-
				1 	-- None
				2 	-- LEAP
				4 	-- TLS
				8 	-- TTLs
				16	-- MD5	


	encryptionmode
		This command is used by the WPA supplicant to set the encryption algorithm.
			
		where values can be:-
				0 	-- NONE
				1 	-- WEP40
				2 	-- TKIP
				3 	-- CCMP
				4 	-- WEP104

	pre-TBTT	
		This command is used to set pre-TBTT time period where value is in microseconds.

	setregioncode           
		This command is used to set the region code in the station.
		where value is 'region code' for various regions like
		USA FCC, Canada IC, Spain, France, Europe ETSI,	Japan ...

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX setregioncode 0x10: set region code to USA (0x10).

	getregioncode           
		This command is used to get the region code information set in the 
		station. 

	setbcnavg
		Set the weighting factor for calculating RSSI.

	getbcnavg
		Get weighting factor for calculating RSSI.

	setdataavg
		Set the weighting factor for calculating SNR.

	setlisteninter             
		This command is used to set the listen interval in the 
		station.
		
		where the value ranges between 1 - 255

	getlisteninter            
		This command is used to get the listen interval value set in the 
		station.

	setmultipledtim         
		This command is used to set the multiple dtim value in the 
		station.
			where the value is 1,2,3,4,5,0xfffe
			0xfffe means the firmware will use listen interval in association
			command for waking up

	getmultipledtim        
		This command is used to get the multiple dtim value set in the station.

	atimwindow         
		This command is used to set the atim value in the 
		station. 

		where the value ranges between 0 - 50

	deauth                      
		This command is used to send the de-authentication to the AP with which 
		the station is associated. This command is valid only when 
		station is in Infrastructure mode.

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	adhocstop                 
		This command is used to stop beacon transmission from the station and 
		go into idle state in ad-hoc mode.
		
		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	radioon                     
		This command is used to turn on the RF antenna.

	radiooff                    
		This command is used to turn off the RF antenna.   

	scanmode                 
		This command is used to set the station to scan for either IBSS 
		networks or BSS networks or both BSS and IBSS networks. This 
		command can be used with sub commands,

		where the value for 
				bss 	-- Scan All the BSS networks.
				ibss 	-- Scan All the IBSS networks.
				any 	-- Scan both BSS and IBSS networks.
				


	setwpaie                      
		This command is used by WPA supplicant to send the WPA-IE to the driver. 
		
	wlanidle-off                 
		This command is used to get into idle state.

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	wlanidle-on                 
		This command is used to get off the idle state.

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.


	getlog
		This command is used to get the 802.11 statistics available in the 
			station.
		
		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	getadhocstatus
		This command is used to get the ad-hoc Network Status.

		The various status codes are:
			AdhocStarted
			AdhocJoined
			AdhocIdle
			InfraMode
			AutoUnknownMode

		Note: This command is available only when STA is connected.

	adhocgrate
		This command is used to enable(1) g_rate, Disable(0) g_rate 
		and request(2) the status which g_rate is disabled/enabled,
		for Ad-hoc creator.

		where value is:-
			0	-- Disabled
			1	-- Enabled
			2	-- Get

	ledgpio
		This command is used to set/get LEDs.

		iwpriv ethX ledgpio <LEDs>
			will set the corresponding LED for the GPIO Line.

		iwpriv ethX ledgpio
			will give u which LEDs are Enabled.

		Usage:
			iwpriv eth1 ledgpio 1 0 2 1 3 4
				will enable 
				LED 1 -> GPIO 0
				LED 2 -> GPIO 1
				LED 3 -> GPIO 4

			iwpriv eth1 ledgpio 
				shows LED information in the format as mentioned above.

		Note: LED0 is invalid
		Note: Maximum Number of LEDs are 16.		
		
	inactivityto
		This command is used by the host to set/get the inactivity timeout value, 
		which specifies when WLAN device is put to sleep.
		
		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX inactivityto [<timeout>]

		where the parameter are:
			timeout: timeout value in milliseconds.

		Example:
			iwpriv eth1 inactivityto
				"get the timeout value"

			iwpriv eth1 inactivityto X 
				"set timeout value to X ms"


	sleeppd
		This command is used to configure the sleep period of the WLAN device.

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX sleeppd [<sleep period>]

		where the parameter are:
			Period: sleep period in milliseconds. Range 10~60.

		Example:
			iwpriv eth1 sleeppd 10 
				"set period as 10 ms"
			iwpriv eth1 sleeppd
				"get the sleep period configuration"

	enable11d
		This command is used to control 11d
		where value is:-
			1	-- Enabled
			0	-- Disabled
			2	-- Get


		

	tpccfg
		Enables or disables automatic transmit power control.

		The first parameter turns this feature on (1) or off (0).  When turning 
		on, the user must also supply four more parameters in the following 
		order:
			-UseSNR (Use SNR (in addition to PER) for TPC algorithm),
			-P0 (P0 power level for TPC),
			-P1 (P1 power level for TPC),
			-P2 (P2 power level for TPC).

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX tpccfg: Get current configuration
			iwpriv ethX tpccfg 0: disable auto TPC
			iwpriv ethX tpccfg 0x01 0x00 0x05 0x0a 0x0d: enable auto TPC; do not use SNR;
								     P0=0x05; P1=0x0a; P2=0x0d;
			iwpriv ethX tpccfg 0x01 0x01 0x05 0x0a 0x0d: enable auto TPC; use SNR;
								     P0=0x05; P1=0x0a; P2=0x0d.

	powercfg
		Enables or disables power adaptation.

		The first parameter turns this feature on (1) or off (0).  When turning 
		on, the user must also supply three more parameters in the following 
		order:
			-P0 (P0 power level for Power Adaptation),
			-P1 (P1 power level for Power Adaptation),
			-P2 (P2 power level for Power Adaptation).

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX powercfg: Get current configuration
			iwpriv ethX powercfg 0: disable power adaptation
			iwpriv ethX powercfg 1 0x0d 0x0f 0x12: enable power adaptation;
							       P0=0x0d; P1=0x0f; P2=0x12.

	getafc
		This command returns automatic frequency control parameters.  It returns
		three integers:
			-P0: automatic is on (1), or off (0),
			-P1: current timing offset in PPM (part per million), and
			-P2: current frequency offset in PPM.

	setafc
		Set automatic frequency control options.

		The first parameter turns automatic on (1) or off (0).
		The user must supply two more parameters in either case, in the following
	  order:

	  When auto is on:

			-P0 (automatic adjustment frequency threshold in PPM),
			-P1 (automatic adjustment period in beacon period),

	  When auto is off:

			-P0 (manual adjustment timing offset in PPM), and
			-P1 (manual adjustment frequency offset in PPM).

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX setafc 0 10 10: manual adjustment, both timing and frequcncy 
	    offset are 10 PPM.

			iwpriv ethX setafc 1 10 10 enable afc, automatic adjustment,
	    frequency threshold 10 PPM, for every 10 beacon periods.



	scanprobes
		This command sets number of probe requests per channel.

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX scanprobes 3 (set scan probes to 3)
			iwpriv ethX scanprobes   (get scan probes)

	lolisteninter
		This command sets the value of listen interval.

		Usage:
		iwpriv ethX lolisteninter 234 (set the lolisteninter to 234)
		iwpriv ethX lolisteninter     (get the lolisteninter value)

	rateadapt
		This command sets the data rates bitmap.
		Where <n>
			0: Disable auto rate adapt
			1: Enable auto rate adapt
			
		      <m>
			 data rate bitmap
				Bit	Data rate
				0	1 Mbps
				1	2 Mbps
				2	5.5 Mbps
				3	11 Mbps
				4	Reserved
				5	6 Mbps
				6	9 Mbps
				7	12 Mbps
				8	18 Mbps
				9	24 Mbps
				10	36 Mbps
				11	48 Mbps
				12	54 Mbps
				12-15	Reserved

		Usage:
		iwpriv ethX rateadapt
				read the currect data rate setting
		iwpriv ethX rateadapt 1 0x07
				enable auto data rate adapt and 
				data rates are 1Mbps, 2Mbsp and 5.5Mbps
		

	txcontrol
		This command is used to set the Tx rate, ack policy, and retry limit on a per packet basis.

		Where value <n> is:
		    if bit[4] == 1:
			bit[3:0]        -- 0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13-16
			Data Rate(Mbps) -- 1   2   5.5 11  Rsv 6   9   12  18  24  36   48   54   Rsv

		    bit[12:8] 
			if bit[12] == 1, bit[11:8] specifies the Tx retry limit.

		    bit[14:13] specifies per packet ack policy:
			bit[14:13]   
			     1  0	use immediate ack policy for this packet
			     1  1       use no ack policy for this packet
			     0  x	use the per-packet ack policy setting
				
		Usage:
		iwpriv ethX txcontrol 0x7513
				Use no-ack policy, 5 retires for Tx, 11Mbps rate



	psnullinterval
		This command is used to set/request NULL package interval for Power Save
		under infrastructure mode.

		where value is:-
			-1	-- Disabled
			n>0	-- Set interval as n (seconds)

	prescan
		This command is used to enable (1)/disable(0) auto prescan before assoicate to the ap 

		where value is:-
			0	-- Disabled
			1	-- Enabled
			2       -- Get

	getrxinfo
		This command gets non average value of Signal to Noise Ratio of Data and rate index.

		The following table shows RateIndex and Rate

			     RateIndex	Data rate
				0	1 Mbps
				1	2 Mbps
				2	5.5 Mbps
				3	11 Mbps
				4	Reserved
				5	6 Mbps
				6	9 Mbps
				7	12 Mbps
				8	18 Mbps
				9	24 Mbps
				10	36 Mbps
				11	48 Mbps
				12	54 Mbps
				13-15	Reserved

	gettxrate	 
		This command gets current Tx rate index of the first packet associated with Rate Adaptation.

		The following table shows RateIndex and Rate

			     RateIndex	Data rate
				0	1 Mbps
				1	2 Mbps
				2	5.5 Mbps
				3	11 Mbps
				4	Reserved
				5	6 Mbps
				6	9 Mbps
				7	12 Mbps
				8	18 Mbps
				9	24 Mbps
				10	36 Mbps
				11	48 Mbps
				12	54 Mbps
				13-15	Reserved

	bcninterval 
		This command is used to sets beacon interval in adhoc mode when an argument is given, and gets current adhoc
		beacon interval when no argument is given. The valid beacon interval is between 20 - 1000,
		default beacon interval is 100.

		Usage:
			iwpriv ethX bcninterval 100  (set adhoc beacon interval to 100)
			iwpriv ethX bcninterval      (get adhoc beacon interval)

	fwt_add
		This command is used to insert an entry into the FWT table. The list of 
		parameters must follow the following structure:

		iwpriv ethX fwt_add da ra [metric dir rate ssn dsn hopcount ttl expiration sleepmode snr]

		The parameters between brackets are optional, but they must appear in
		the order specified.  For example, if you want to specify the metric,
		you must also specify the dir, ssn, and dsn but you need not specify the
		hopcount, expiration, sleepmode, or snr.  Any unspecified parameters
		will be assigned the defaults specified below.

		The different parameters are:-
			da		-- DA MAC address in the form 00:11:22:33:44:55
			ra		-- RA MAC address in the form 00:11:22:33:44:55
			metric		-- route metric (cost: smaller-metric routes are
					   preferred, default is 0)
			dir		-- direction (1 for direct, 0 for reverse,
					   default is 1)
			rate		-- data rate used for transmission to the RA,
					   as specified for the rateadapt command,

		ssn		-- Source Sequence Number (time at the RA for
				   reverse routes.  Default is 0)
		dsn		-- Destination Sequence Number (time at the DA
				   for direct routes.  Default is 0)
		hopcount	-- hop count (currently unused, default is 0)
		ttl		-- TTL (Only used in reverse entries)
		expiration	-- entry expiration (in ticks, where a tick is
				   1024us, or ~ 1ms. Use 0 for an indefinite
				   entry, default is 0)
		sleepmode	-- RA's sleep mode (currently unused, default is
				   0)
		snr		-- SNR in the link to RA (currently unused,
				   default is 0)

	The command does not return anything.

fwt_del
	This command is used to remove an entry to the FWT table. The list of
	parameters must follow the following structure:

		iwpriv ethX fwt_del da ra [dir]

	where the different parameters are:-
		da		-- DA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")
		ra		-- RA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")
		dir		-- direction (1 for direct, 0 for reverse,
				   default is 1)

	The command does not return anything.

fwt_lookup
	This command is used to get the best route in the FWT table to a given
	host. The only parameter is the MAC address of the host that is being
	looked for.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_lookup da

	where:-
		da		-- DA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")

	The command returns an output string identical to the one returned by
	fwt_list described below.


fwt_list
	This command is used to list a route from the FWT table. The only
	parameter is the index into the table. If you want to list all the
	routes in a table, start with index=0, and keep listing until you get a
	"(null)" string.  Note that the indicies may change as the fwt is
	updated.  It is expected that most users will not use fwt_list directly,
	but that a utility similar to the traditional route command will be used
	to invoke fwt_list over and over.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_list index

	The output is a string of the following form:

		da ra valid metric dir rate ssn dsn hopcount ttl expiration
		sleepmode snr precursor

	where the different fields are:-
		da		-- DA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")
		ra		-- RA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")
		valid		-- whether the route is valid (0 if not valid)
		metric		-- route metric (cost: smaller-metric routes are preferred)
		dir		-- direction (1 for direct, 0 for reverse)
		rate		-- data rate used for transmission to the RA,
				   as specified for the rateadapt command
		ssn		-- Source Sequence Number (time at the RA for reverse routes)
		dsn		-- Destination Sequence Number (time at the DA for direct routes)
		hopcount	-- hop count (currently unused)
		ttl		-- TTL (only used in reverse entries)
		expiration	-- entry expiration (in ticks, where a tick is 1024us, or ~ 1ms. Use 0 for an indefinite entry)
		sleepmode	-- RA's sleep mode (currently unused)
		snr		-- SNR in the link to RA (currently unused)
		precursor	-- predecessor in direct routes

fwt_list_route
	This command is equivalent to fwt_list.

fwt_list_neigh
	This command is used to list a neighbor from the FWT table. The only
	parameter is the neighbor ID. If you want to list all the neighbors in a
	table, start with nid=0, and keep incrementing nid until you get a
	"(null)" string.  Note that the nid from a fwt_list_route command can be
	used as an input to this command.  Also note that this command is meant
	mostly for debugging.  It is expected that users will use fwt_lookup.
	One important reason for this is that the neighbor id may change as the
	neighbor table is altered.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_list_neigh nid

	The output is a string of the following form:

		ra sleepmode snr references

	where the different fields are:-
		ra		-- RA MAC address (in the form "00:11:22:33:44:55")
		sleepmode	-- RA's sleep mode (currently unused)
		snr		-- SNR in the link to RA (currently unused)
		references	-- RA's reference counter

fwt_reset
	This command is used to reset the FWT table, getting rid of all the
	entries. There are no input parameters.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_reset

	The command does not return anything.

fwt_cleanup
	This command is used to perform user-based garbage recollection. The
	FWT table is checked, and all the entries that are expired or invalid
	are cleaned. Note that this is exported to the driver for debugging
	purposes, as garbage collection is also fired by the firmware when in
	space problems. There are no input parameters.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_cleanup

	The command does returns the number of invalid/expired routes deleted. 

fwt_time
	This command returns a card's internal time representation.  It is this
	time that is used to represent the expiration times of FWT entries.  The
	number is not consistent from card to card; it is simply a timer count.
	The fwt_time command is used to inspect the timer so that expiration
	times reported by fwt_list can be properly interpreted.

		iwpriv ethX fwt_time

mesh_get_ttl

	The mesh ttl is the number of hops a mesh packet can traverse before it
	is dropped.  This parameter is used to prevent infinite loops in the
	mesh network.  The value returned by this function is the ttl assigned
	to all mesh packets.  Currently there is no way to control the ttl on a
	per packet or per socket basis.

	iwpriv ethX mesh_get_ttl

mesh_set_ttl ttl

	Set the ttl.  The argument must be between 0 and 255.

	iwpriv ethX mesh_set_ttl <ttl>

mesh_get_bcastr
	
	Shows the rate index used for mesh broadcast and multicast packets. The
	mapping to actual rates is the same as for rateadapt command.

	iwpriv ethX mesh_get_bcastr rate

mesh_set_bcastr rate

	Sets the rate index for mesh broadcast and muticast packets. The mapping
	to actual rates is the same as for rateadapt command.

	iwpriv ethX mesh_set_bcastr rate

get_rreq_delay
	
	Shows the delay to forward a RREQ frame. This delay allows the node to
	forward just the best route in case the same RREQ arrives to the node
	through different routes. The argument is shown in 1/100 seconds.

	iwpriv ethX get_rreq_delay

set_rreq_delay delay

	Sets the RREQ forward delay. The delay is interpreted as 1/100 seconds. 

	iwpriv ethX set_rreq_delay delay

get_route_exp

	Shows the mesh route expiration time, in seconds.

	iwpriv ethX get_route_exp

set_route_exp time

	Gets the mesh route, expiration time, in seconds.

	iwpriv ethX set_route_exp time

get_link_costs

	Gets the mesh hop base cost for each used rate. The output gives us the
	base cost for hops at 54Mbps, 36Mbps, 11Mbps and 1Mbps, in that order.
	The base cost gets divided by a battery state factor to get the actual
	cost. A cost of 0 means that rate is deactivated.

	iwpriv ethX get_link_costs

set_link_costs "cost54 cost36 cost11 cost1"

	Sets the mesh hop base cost for the used speeds. The input parameter
	will specify the cost for hops at 54Mbps, 36Mbps, 11Mbps and 1Mbps, in
	that order. A cost of 0 will disable a specific rate.

	iwpriv ethX set_link_costs "cost54 cost36 cost11 cost1"

ETHTOOL

Use the -i option to retrieve version information from the driver.

# ethtool -i eth0
driver: libertas
version: COMM-USB8388-318.p4
firmware-version: 5.110.7
bus-info:

Use the -e option to read the EEPROM contents of the card.

	Usage:
	ethtool -e ethX [raw on|off] [offset N] [length N]

       -e     retrieves and prints an EEPROM dump for the  specified  ethernet
              device.   When raw is enabled, then it dumps the raw EEPROM data
              to stdout. The length and offset parameters allow  dumping  cer-
              tain portions of the EEPROM.  Default is to dump the entire EEP-
              ROM.

# ethtool -e eth0 offset 0 length 16
Offset          Values
------          ------
0x0000          38 33 30 58 00 00 34 f4 00 00 10 00 00 c4 17 00

DEBUGFS COMMANDS

those commands are used via debugfs interface

rdmac 
rdbbp
rdrf	
	These commands are used to read the MAC, BBP and RF registers from the 
	card.  These commands take one parameter that specifies the offset 
	location that is to be read.  This parameter must be specified in 
	hexadecimal (its possible to preceed preceding the number with a "0x").

	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/registers/
		
	Usage:	
		echo "0xa123" > rdmac ; cat rdmac
		echo "0xa123" > rdbbp ; cat rdbbp
		echo "0xa123" > rdrf ; cat rdrf
wrmac 
wrbbp
wrrf	
	These commands are used to write the MAC, BBP and RF registers in the 
	card.  These commands take two parameters that specify the offset 
	location and the value that is to be written. This parameters must 
	be specified in hexadecimal (its possible to preceed the number 
	with a "0x").
	
	Usage:
		echo "0xa123 0xaa" > wrmac
		echo "0xa123 0xaa" > wrbbp
		echo "0xa123 0xaa" > wrrf

sleepparams       
	This command is used to set the sleepclock configurations

	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/
	
	Usage:
		cat sleepparams: reads the current sleepclock configuration

		echo "p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6" > sleepparams: writes the sleepclock configuration.
			
		where:
			p1 is Sleep clock error in ppm (0-65535)
			p2 is Wakeup offset in usec (0-65535)
			p3 is Clock stabilization time in usec (0-65535)
			p4 is Control periodic calibration (0-2)
			p5 is Control the use of external sleep clock (0-2)
			p6 is reserved for debug (0-65535)

subscribed_events

	The subscribed_events directory contains the interface for the
	subscribed events API.

	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/subscribed_events/

	Each event is represented by a filename. Each filename consists of the
	following three fields:
	Value Frequency Subscribed

	To read the current values for a given event, do:
		cat event
	To set the current values, do:
		echo "60 2 1" > event

	Frequency field specifies the reporting frequency for this event.
	If it is set to 0, then the event is reported only once, and then
	automatically unsubscribed. If it is set to 1, then the event is
	reported every time it occurs. If it is set to N, then the event is
	reported every Nth time it occurs.

	beacon_missed 
	Value field specifies the number of consecutive missing beacons which
	triggers the LINK_LOSS event. This event is generated only once after
	which the firmware resets its state. At initialization, the LINK_LOSS
	event is subscribed by default. The default value of MissedBeacons is
	60.

	failure_count
	Value field specifies the consecutive failure count threshold which
	triggers the generation of the MAX_FAIL event. Once this event is
	generated, the consecutive failure count is reset to 0. 
	At initialization, the MAX_FAIL event is NOT subscribed by
	default.

	high_rssi
	This event is generated when the average received RSSI in beacons goes
	above a threshold, specified by Value.

	low_rssi
	This event is generated when the average received RSSI in beacons goes
	below a threshold, specified by Value.

	high_snr
	This event is generated when the average received SNR in beacons goes
	above a threshold, specified by Value.

	low_snr
	This event is generated when the average received SNR in beacons goes
	below a threshold, specified by Value.

extscan
	This command is used to do a specific scan.

	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/
	
	Usage: echo "SSID" > extscan

	Example:
		echo "LINKSYS-AP" > extscan

	To see the results of use getscantable command.

getscantable

	Display the current contents of the driver scan table (ie. get the
	scan results).

	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/

	Usage:
		cat getscantable

setuserscan
	Initiate a customized scan and retrieve the results


	Path: /debugfs/libertas_wireless/ethX/

    Usage:
       echo "[ARGS]" > setuserscan

         where [ARGS]: 

      chan=[chan#][band][mode] where band is [a,b,g] and mode is 
                               blank for active or 'p' for passive
      bssid=xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx  specify a BSSID filter for the scan
      ssid="[SSID]"            specify a SSID filter for the scan
      keep=[0 or 1]            keep the previous scan results (1), discard (0)
      dur=[scan time]          time to scan for each channel in milliseconds
      probes=[#]               number of probe requests to send on each chan
      type=[1,2,3]             BSS type: 1 (Infra), 2(Adhoc), 3(Any)
 
    Any combination of the above arguments can be supplied on the command line.
      If the chan token is absent, a full channel scan will be completed by 
      the driver.  If the dur or probes tokens are absent, the driver default
      setting will be used.  The bssid and ssid fields, if blank, 
      will produce an unfiltered scan. The type field will default to 3 (Any)
      and the keep field will default to 0 (Discard).

    Examples:
    1) Perform an active scan on channels 1, 6, and 11 in the 'g' band:
            echo "chan=1g,6g,11g" > setuserscan

    2) Perform a passive scan on channel 11 for 20 ms:
            echo "chan=11gp dur=20" > setuserscan

    3) Perform an active scan on channels 1, 6, and 11; and a passive scan on
       channel 36 in the 'a' band:
	
            echo "chan=1g,6g,11g,36ap" > setuserscan

    4) Perform an active scan on channel 6 and 36 for a specific SSID:
            echo "chan=6g,36a ssid="TestAP"" > setuserscan

    5) Scan all available channels (B/G, A bands) for a specific BSSID, keep
       the current scan table intact, update existing or append new scan data:
            echo "bssid=00:50:43:20:12:82 keep=1" > setuserscan

    6) Scan channel 6, for all infrastructure networks, sending two probe 
       requests.  Keep the previous scan table intact. Update any duplicate
       BSSID/SSID matches with the new scan data:
            echo "chan=6g type=1 probes=2 keep=1" > setuserscan

    All entries in the scan table (not just the new scan data when keep=1) 
    will be displayed upon completion by use of the getscantable ioctl.
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