IBSS-adhoc interoperability is good!

Greg Lehey grog at lemis.com
Wed Jan 2 17:48:18 EST 2002

On Wednesday,  2 January 2002 at 16:51:58 +1100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> We setup a small wireless network here using IBSS-Adhoc mode with some very
> different machines.
> 1. 486 with Orinoco Silver through ISA-PCMCIA bridge (wvlan_cs)
> 2. Windows 98 Laptop with Orinoco Silver
> 3. Linux Laptop with Netgear MA401 (orinoco_cs)
> 4. Titanium Powerbook with Airport Card
> And it all works fine. I must say, the Powerbook wins hands down for
> configuration. It autodetected the ESSID and pulled a DHCP address without
> blinking.
> And to all those naysayers saying it couldn't be done with the Powerbook,
> you were wrong.

Hmm.  I haven't been able to connect Linux and FreeBSD with ad-hoc
mode.  Have you had any luck there?

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