[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: 802.11g Ad-Hoc Link?

From: Johannes Eickhold jeickhold at gmx.de
Date: Wed Jul 12 20:48:56 EEST 2006
Am Dienstag, den 11.07.2006, 15:37 -0400 schrieb Andrew Barr:
> On Tuesday 11 July 2006 02:54, Kalle Valo wrote:
> > That sounds like a bug. If there's an existing Ad-Hoc network, 770
> > should find it and connect to it like with normal infrastructure
> > networks. The 'W' icon in the connect dialog just should be a bit more
> > lighter blue in Ad-Hoc networks.
> I wouldn't say there's a bug in the 770 software just yet. There could be a 
> bug in NetworkManager, the ipw2200 driver, or something on the other end. I'm 
> going to do more testing and find out, especially now that I've ditched 
> NetworkManager on my laptop.

I just tried a

 $ iwlist wlan0 scan

and found the ESSID of the Ad-Hoc network the WLAN card of my laptop was
in. When I scanned for it with a tap on blue globe this Ad-Hoc network
is always there regardless if it's currently reachable or not. The 770
also does not connect to this Ad-Hoc network automatically if it is

Greets, Jonek.

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