USB wireless AP?
spawk at acm.poly.edu
Tue Apr 22 22:50:03 UTC 2008
Ivan Voras wrote:
> Boris Kochergin wrote:
>> Do you know about http://ralink.rapla.net/? The RT2500-based cards
>> listed there are supported by the ural(4) driver. There's a
>> discouraging comment about using them for access points in the man
>> page, though:
>> The ural driver does not support automatic adaptation of the
>> speed in IBSS and HostAP operating modes.
> That's too bad - it seems the Linsys' card is supported by ural. I
> looked around for Linux information on the same topic, and given the
> problems they have, I think I'll even settle for IBSS. Are there any
> practical differences between HOSTAP and IBSS when used by a very
> small number of users?
I've never used IBSS, but I have enough spare 802.11 hardware to try it
out. I'll let you know.
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