I tried your advice, but I even wasn't able to establish the normal static
net, I've got no idea .... sry that it took me so long to answer, I needed a
little time off ;)
I will try again in the next few days,
thank you so long !
> Hi Madle,
> It seems strange that the system is not stable even in infrastructure
> mode. What you can try is the following:
> Undo the settings you had for bringing up the wifi interface (i.e. those
> changes you have made in /etc/network).
> Setup the wireless access point in infrastructure mode, static IP address,
> no encryption, and 802.11b (disable 802.11b/g mix, if any). Power up the
> gumstix normally, log in, and bring up a wifi interface by manually
> executing the commands one-by-one (i.e. using ifconfig, iwconfig, route,
> Does that work? If so, copy the commands you have executed into a shell
> script, change the script to be executable. Test your script by executing
> Next, you need to tell the gumstix to execute this (wifi) script when it
> boots up. To do so, you could create an executable file in /etc/init.d, in
> which you specify that the wifi script you have just created should be
> executed at bootup (basically the gumstix looks into this directory for
> things to execute at bootup).
> There are a bunch of these executable files already in /etc/init.d
> (something like S11sshd - can't remember the names). They are used to
> bring up, say, sshd at bootup. Just copy one of them, and replace the link
> to sshd with a link to your wifi script. Make sure the new file is
> executable and has a unique name.
> Now, reboot gumstix, it should connect automatically to the access point
> at bootup (make sure it is not too far away from the access point!). If
> so, change the settings in your wifi script to bring up an ad-hoc
> interface instead.
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