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Re: access point using 3945

On Sat, 1 Jan 2011 21:04:37 +0200
Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sb, 01 ian 11, 08:35:57, briand@aracnet.com wrote:
> > 
> > Well you'd be right if I was running stable.  I just looked and
> > there is a /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf file in the stable package.
> > 
> > Looking at the _unstable_ package, that file is gone.
> > 
> > Package bug ?
> > 
> > Regardless, many of the examples I can find on the intertubes use
> > the nl80211 module, and hostapd complains that it is missing.
> I've set up an AP with a ralink card, but unfortunately that system
> is not on-line to check how it is set up. I recall using a kernel
> from backports though.
> Regards,
> Andrei

yes, some of the ralink cards support ap mode.

looks like I need to get something with an atheros chipset.

the cards are not too expensive, so not a big deal.


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