[Soekris] Netgate cards on the Soekris net4521 boards
dyoung at pobox.com
Tue Sep 28 19:14:17 UTC 2004
On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 08:40:36AM -1000, Jim Thompson wrote:
> Chandrakanth Chereddi wrote:
> > And from the Madwifi FAQ page, I came to know that
> > the driver is buggy and does not work for the 'Ad Hoc' mode? Can
> > anyone confirm this?
> Adhoc mode is broken; symptoms are intermittent operation. It is
> rumored that patches live in the BSD driver for this. The MIT Roofnet
> guys also appear to have IBSS mode running over the "Madwifi.stripped"
> driver (with Click).
There are indeed patches in BSD. I think that some issues remain (looks
as if the TSFT is not starting at 0, ugh) but it seems to be working ok
on the outdoor testbed in Urbana. It's a fact that most of the clueful
ad hoc-mode users are in (Net)BSD these days.
David Young OJC Technologies
dyoung at ojctech.com Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933
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