USB wireless adapter for hostapd?
carlj at peak.org
Wed Oct 21 15:58:51 UTC 2015
Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka at gmail.com> writes:
> Carl Johnson <carlj at peak.org> writes:
>> I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi as an access point, but FreeBSD
>> doesn't support hostap mode on the adapters (urtwn) that I have. Does
>> anybody have any suggestions on where I could buy an adapter that
>> FreeBSD does support hostap mode? Looking at the man pages seems to
>> indicate that very few are supported for anything other than normal
>> station mode.
>> Thanks for any information.
> I've had success with this:
That looks good, but I would prefer to find a US supplier so that I
don't have to place an international order.
> Basically, you need to find things with specific chipsets that support
> hostedap. Ralink 5370 is one of them.
The problem is that most adapters don't say what chipset is in them.
> However, I've had trouble getting more than 80KB/s out (although I can
> max out the in at ~1MB/s) of this on my RPi1. I'm not sure where the
> problem is because I just don't know enough about it, perhaps someone
> else knows how to debug/tune it.
Sorry, but I can't help with that. Thanks for your information.
Carl Johnson carlj at peak.org
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