[maemo-users] Possible to use the N800 as WLAN Access Point?

From: Kalle Valo Kalle.Valo at nokia.com
Date: Mon May 21 09:18:29 EEST 2007
"ext Frantisek Dufka" <dufkaf at seznam.cz> writes:

> Toby Proctor wrote:
>> Just a thought I had last night, but is it possible to "reverse the 
>> polarity" of the WLAN on the N800 and turn it into a small, portable 
>> hotspot which uses e.g. an HSDPA cellphone as the backhaul?
>> Toby
> Well even if it was possible, it isn't very good idea battery-wise. When 
> running as AP battery would run out _very_ quicky since AP mode cannot 
> use WLAN power saving and need to communicate a lot. 

Exactly. With good luck you might get something like 5-6 hours of
usage time.

Also master mode is not supported on N800. But you might want to try
Ad-Hoc mode. But it doesn't support Power Save Mode either.

Kalle Valo

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