[maemo-users] Connecting N8*0 to laptop - USB or Ad-Hoc WiFi ?

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Mon Mar 31 21:33:06 EEST 2008
Andrew Daviel wrote:
> If I should take both my N810 and a laptop to some unwired location (my 
> boat), how can I have them communicate ?
> Bringing a WiFi hub (+ power supply, + inverter...) seems like overkill.
> If I could set my laptop in Ad-Hoc or Master mode (which I'm not sure I 
> can, or even if the chip supports it; the iwconfig option is rejected in 
> Linux and I just get confused in Windows between duelling Microsoft and 
> IBM managers), could the N810 connect ?
> Or, is it possible to connect via the USB cable and get a shell so I can 
> use the laptop keyboard ?
> Otherwise, posting files through the SD card would work OK, but no 
> keyboard.
You should be able to join (or even create!) an ad-hoc 
(Computer-to-Computer) network with the N810 - I see them all the time 
on my network list.  You can also do netowrking over USB if you google 
maemo.og a bit.


Ryan Pavlik

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