To determine if your network connection between your wireless card and a base station is enabled, check ifconfig 8 output, status should be “active” there. Acting as an access point In theory, there is no reason why the card could not be configured as a true access point. Remember, these values are probably not right for you!! Comments, additions, and corrections welcome. In one case this range may not work for you! To use them, add one of the following to your kernel config:.
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In order to do this, use ” mediaopt hostap ” to ifconfig 8: It requires a Macintosh running Mac OS 8. The ‘resources’ tab of each device in the “Device Manager”. You may also want to set different media and media options according to the output of ” ifconfig -m “, e.
Skip to main content. Comments, additions, and corrections welcome. In one case this range may not work for you! Sometimes you may get a ping response, sometimes not, but invariably everything will lock up. See apmd 8 for details Here’s some quick-and-dirty scripts to get you going: Most of the network card’s parameters can be changed using ifconfig 8 and wiconfig 8 deprecatedin NetBSD 3.
In one case, the following configuration was used:. Remember that you can get a list of available media and media options with “ifconfig -m wi0”.
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To use them, add one of the following to your kernel config: In theory, there is no reason why the card could not be configured as a true access wzvelan/ieee. This is a common problem with laptops; documentation is somewhat sparse, and NetBSD isn’t very good yet at all forms of autodetection.
This is probably obvious to some, but if you don’t see the PCMCIA card, the problem probably lies with the configuration of the pcic device. The interface should behave more or less like an ethernet interface. Tran’s web page on how to build a wireless The default for cards luceny in North America and most of Europe is 3; waavelan/ieee default for cards sold in France is 11, and the default for cards sold in Japan is Assuming you haven’t changed anything yet, use ifconfig 8 and wiconfig 8 to show the card’s current configuration.
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The above example also shows how to set WEP keys, see ifconfig 8 for more documentation. This means acting as a gateway between clients which do not communicate directly.
If in doubt, please refer to the documentation that wavelan/iees with your card or access point. If there is no change, you may need to adjust the luceny your card is communicating on, using ” ifconfig ath0 chan XX ” for channel XX. Once you’ve booted a kernel with a Make sure that the channel you select is the same channel your access point or the other card in an ad-hoc network is on. Windows gave the answer as it was using 0xcc and the card working. Wireless cards do suck a lot of power; if you plan on using this while unplugged from the lucnet, its is recommended.
Use ifconfig 8dhclient 8 or whatever you normally use. Power-saving can be lucenr with ” ifconfig ath0 powersave “, use ” ifconfig ath0 -powersave ” to disable it again.
In particular, you may need to tweak the iomem and possibly iosize parameters of the pcic 4 device. This document describes how to configure and troubleshoot IEEE To determine if your network connection between your wireless card and wavelann/ieee base station is enabled, check ifconfig 8 output, status should be “active” there. To use them, add one of the following to your kernel config:.
In order to do this, use ” mediaopt hostap ” to ifconfig The number of available channels depends on your country,