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NAME

     ieee80211_cfgget, ieee80211_cfgset, ieee80211_ioctl - 802.11 interface
     ioctl commands

SYNOPSIS

     #include <net80211/ieee80211_var.h>
     #include <net80211/ieee80211_proto.h>
     #include <net80211/ieee80211_ioctl.h>

     int
     ieee80211_cfgget(struct ifnet *ifp, u_long cmd, caddr_t data);

     int
     ieee80211_cfgset(struct ifnet *ifp, u_long cmd, caddr_t data);

     int
     ieee80211_ioctl(struct ifnet *ifp, u_long cmd, caddr_t data);

DESCRIPTION

     These functions are typically invoked by drivers in response to requests
     for information or to change settings from the userland.

     The ieee80211_cfgget() and ieee80211_cfgset() functions implement a
     legacy interface for getting and setting 802.11 interface attributes
     respectively.  The interface is compatible with the RIDs implemented by
     the legacy owi(4) driver and used by the wicontrol(8) utility.

     The ieee80211_ioctl() function provides a default implementation of the
     SIOCS80211 and SIOCG80211 ifioctls commands for 802.11 drivers.  The call
     signature is identical to that of the if_ioctl member found in struct
     ifnet, however, many drivers store attributes such as
     IEEE80211_IOC_STATIONNAME in the driver’s private soft state structure,
     so driver writers may prefer to use this as the catch-all in a switch
     statement to avoid code duplication.

SEE ALSO

     owi(4), ifconfig(8), wicontrol(8), ieee80211(9), ifnet(9)

HISTORY

     The ieee80211 series of functions first appeared in NetBSD 1.5, and were
     later ported to FreeBSD 4.6.

AUTHORS

     This manual page was written by Bruce M. Simpson 〈bms@FreeBSD.org〉 and
     Darron Broad 〈darron@kewl.org〉.