[Debian-eeepc-devel] Re : Re : Wifi : no "Ad-Hoc" or "Master" mode.
remibouhl at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 02:26:09 UTC 2008
It seems to work: no error message. I will check later (with another
laptop) if I am really in ad-hoc or master mode. If it's good, I
think I'll add this to the Wiki.
2008/9/8, Federico Castagnini <federico.castagnini at gmail.com>:
> Hi Rémi
> i have a eeePC 900 and i was able to use it in Ad-Hoc mode.
> first a want to say that i dont talk a lot of english.
> second i am not an expert. The eeePC wifi adapter was my first contact
> with this technology, so double check everything i wrote here :D
> The "iwconfig ath0 mode ad-hoc" command does not work for the Atheros
> i found on some pages a procedure like this:
> wlanconfig ath0 destroy
> wlanconfig ath0 create wlandev wifi0 wlanmode adhoc
> that should be enough to set up the ath0 iface in ad-hoc mode.
> iwconfig ath0
> i use this guide for everything else
> i hope this helps you
> best regards
> Federico Castagnini
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 5:48 PM, Rémi Bouhl <remibouhl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> eeePC 701.
>> 2008/9/8, Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>:
>> > El Lunes, 8 de Septiembre de 2008, Rémi Bouhl escribió:
>> >> I am trying to make my eeePC a Wifi Access point, it does not work.
>> >> Ad-Hoc mode does not work too.
>> >> remi at eeePC:~$ sudo iwconfig ath0 mode Master
>> >> Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
>> >> SET failed on device ath0 ; Invalid argument.
>> > Which eeepc model do you have? Remember that 901s do not have Atheros
>> > (madwifi
>> > driver) cards, but Ralink (rt2860 driver) cards.
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