How to enable the master mode of my card?
aubreylee at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 04:10:51 EDT 2006
On 9/18/06, Vinod L R <vinodl at aztecsoft.com> wrote:
> Destroy ur interface and create in master mode
Sorry, I don't understand.
What I have done is as follows, Isn't it enough?
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
eth1 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"workgroup" Nickname:"Prism I"
Mode:Managed Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00 Bit Rate:11Mb/s
Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality:0/92 Signal level:-68 dBm Noise level:-122 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
root:~> iwconfig eth1 essid workgroup
root:~> iwconfig eth1 mode master
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not supported.
>( which version of madwifi
> are u using)
I'm using the driver for Lucent Orinoco, Prism II based and similar
I think it's the newest driver in the latest linux kernel.
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> Subject: How to enable the master mode of my card?
> Hi all,
> I'm working on an embedded system, And the wireless card "D-Link Air
> Wireless Compact Flash card" is enabled. The following is some info of
> my system: =====================================================
> root:~> dmesg | grep eth1
> eth1: Hardware identity 800c:0000:0001:0000
> eth1: Station identity 001f:0004:0001:0007
> eth1: Firmware determined as Intersil 1.7.4
> eth1: Ad-hoc demo mode supported
> eth1: IEEE standard IBSS ad-hoc mode supported
> eth1: WEP supported, 104-bit key
> eth1: MAC address 00:0D:88:F0:6E:B2
> eth1: Station name "Prism I"
> eth1: ready
> root:~> iwconfig
> lo no wireless extensions.
> eth0 no wireless extensions.
> eth1 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"" Nickname:"Prism I"
> Mode:Managed Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00 Bit Rate:11Mb/s
> Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:0/92 Signal level:-68 dBm Noise level:-122 dBm
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> The card can be iwconfiged to the managed mode and works properly but
> failed when I want to set it to master mode:
> root:~> iwconfig eth1 essid workgroup
> root:~> iwconfig eth1 mode y
> Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
> SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not supported.
> I want to take my small system as an AP, I'm not sure I'm on the right
> way. What should I do next step? Is there any docs about my case? I
> really appreciate your any suggestions and clues.
> Thanks a lot.
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