USB wireless AP?

Boris Kochergin spawk at
Tue Apr 22 22:50:03 UTC 2008

Ivan Voras wrote:
> Boris Kochergin wrote:
>> Do you know about 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 
>> transmit
>>     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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