[Tinyos-devel] CC2420 Software-ACK on Broadcast Packets

Chieh-Jan (Mike) Liang cliang4 at cs.jhu.edu
Tue Jun 26 10:02:13 PDT 2007


So, I guess my original question is valid. Should software ACK mimic 
hardware ACK as much as possible and provide acknowledgment for 
broadcasts as well?

Thank you

Mike

Philip Levis wrote:
> On Jun 26, 2007, at 9:01 AM, kumar ashok wrote:
> 
>> Hardware Ack will be send for the broadcast packet too provided ack 
>> required bit is set in the broadcast packet.
>>
>> I have also experience the same when i am using the hardware ack.
>>
>> if you find any mistakes, please correct me.
> 
> Nope, I think you're right. For some reason I thought broadcasts weren't 
> acknowledged, but it looks like they are.
> 
> Phil


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