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

moeller0 moeller0 at gmx.de
Thu Apr 28 11:04:32 EDT 2016

> On Apr 28, 2016, at 15:43 , Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
> 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?

I believe the openwrt developers are thinking a long similar lines, see e.g. https://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2015-June/033398.html

Best Regards

> -Toke
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