Re: [ipw3945-devel] chaning mode only when interface down?

On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 10:33 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:

> Um, what state?  Sure you lose your layer 2 state, but why force a
> layer 3 lossage when you don't necessarily have to do so?  For
> example, I've seen plenty of networks that have both 802.11(a) and
> 802.11(b/g) networks that share absolutely everything at layer 3.
> Indeed, at home I have an a/b/g AP where layer 3 is always shared.  At
> the IETF last week it was also shared.  I could easily roam from the
> 802.11(a) to the 802.11(b/g) network if my wireless driver would let
> me; the IP Address I've got is certainly valid on both networks.  Why
> should the driver try to be smarter than I am?

Can you please re-read the original mail?


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