[Cerowrt-devel] [Make-wifi-fast] [Babel-users] perverse powersave bug with sta/ap mode

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Thu Apr 28 09:43:23 EDT 2016

Juliusz Chroboczek <jch at pps.univ-paris-diderot.fr> writes:

> For discovery, multicast is unavoidable -- there's simply no way you're
> going to send a unicast to a node that you haven't discovered yet.

Presumably the access point could transparently turn IP-level multicast
into a unicast frame to each associated station? Not sure how that would
work in an IBSS network, though... Does the driver (or mac80211 stack)
maintain a list of neighbours at the mac/phy level?


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