802.11b networking

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Mon Oct 1 01:00:29 EST 2001

On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 07:16:46PM +1000, Steven Hanley wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 06:53:52PM +1000, Steven Hanley wrote:
> > The cards currently wont behave as base stations (well someone has written a
> > driver to make the prismII based cards work as an AP however I have not tried
> > it so have no idea if it works)
> woops, forgot to include the URI to the driver
> http://www.epitest.fi/Prism2/
> and the author says he does not know if non PrismII cards can be a Base
> Station/Access Point without special firmware added in (what the manufacturers
> want to make you pay throuogh the nose for)
> David, any chance of your driver doing AP mode sometime for cards such as
> this?

Yes, I'm planning on merging the Host AP support (amongst other
things) from this driver, although I don't know how long it will
take.  I've already been in touch with the driver's author, Jouni
Malinen about how much we can usefully merge the two drivers.

David Gibson			| For every complex problem there is a
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au	| solution which is simple, neat and
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