Help with Cisco Aironet 350 series

Martin Pot mpot at
Thu Feb 17 14:56:40 GMT 2005

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, Kanthi C.N wrote:

> Thanks a lot for the response. I did get around the problem by recompiling
> a fresh kernel 2.4.29 with cisco drivers.
> Now, I have another problem that I am not able to run the card in "master"
> mode .. The moment I configure the card for "master" mode, it exhibits
> very unstable behaviour . What I mean is , I configure it to act in master
> mode through iwconfig
> iwconfig eth1 mode master
> The command is accepted without errors. But, once I open the cisco GUI
> utility to see the link status , it comes back to "managed" mode !!
> Has anybody ever run a Cisco 350 card in "master" mode successfully?
> What I basically want to do is to make my linux based PC act as an access
> point. Any pointers/suggestions will greatly help.

You can't just configure a card in master mode, and expect it to operate
as an access point!
To do that, you'll need something like HostAP (


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