Win XP Home and Linux (Mdk and Knoppix)

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Mon Oct 20 14:55:27 EST 2003


thats just plain wierd. I has issue like this with a card, but that was
because the old driver linux was using was a "demo ad-hoc" mode not the
real ad-hoc mode. Some hold-over from age gone by, before 802.11 was a

Anyways - check which version of drivers you have  - thats easy if you
have the kernel source tree - should be in there. 

What chipset are these cards using?


On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 02:21:37PM +0930, Galdes, Andrew (ERHS) wrote:
> Tomasz,
> >did you use the iwconfig to set the ad-hoc mode explicitly?
> Sure did, "iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc" remembering that this is peer-to-peer.
> Joining the community network (on the other hand) would mean a change to
> "iwconfig eth1 mode managed" as you'd expect. The community network is
> working fine from both laptops. 
> Cheers.
> AG.

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