Is there mobile device which support virtual interface

Junguk Cho jmanbal at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 14:02:38 EST 2014


Thanks. Ben.

I used virtual network interface with "iw" tools in labtop with atheros
NICs and it worked.
I am wondering whether some android devices support wireless virtualization
or not.

Thanks,
Junguk

2014-11-24 11:43 GMT-07:00 Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>:

> On 11/24/2014 09:32 AM, Junguk Cho wrote:
> >
> > Hi, I have question about virtual wlan interface.
> >
> > When I use some atheros chip with labtop, it worked.
> >
> > So I am just wondering whether there is mobile device which supports it.
> > Also, is there command line to test whether the chip supports virtual
> wireless interface or not.
>
> Many laptops are locked by their BIOS to only support certain wifi NICs,
> so you have to be careful about that.
>
> At least some chrome-books can use Atheros NICs, which support
> virtualization fine,
> but you will have to install Chrubuntu or similar to take advantage of it.
>
>
> Thanks,
> Ben
>
>
> --
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com
>
>
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