wpa_supplicant, ath5k, nl82011: doesn't switch to IBSS mode
j at w1.fi
Thu Dec 3 17:24:29 EST 2009
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:18:45AM +0100, Holger Schurig wrote:
> I hope this is not a dump question: but it looks like that
> wpa_supplicant hostap_0_7_0-14-g8e2c104 doesn't do what I want.
> Somehow the device is always in station mode. Even when I switch
> it manually to IBSS mode (which I suppose shouldn't be
> necessary), it end's up in station mode again.
wpa_supplicant did not have support for using IBSS mode with nl80211
before today. The current git snapshot should be able to do this,
> # IBSS/ad-hoc network with WPA-None/TKIP.
> ssid="test adhoc"
> psk="secret passphrase"
.. that won't work. So only open or static WEP keys for now.
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