I have some problems with my installation....
At my side I have Linux Mandrake 7.2 with properly installed Cisco drivers and
On the other side there is Freebsd machine with compiled in kernel an driver.
All the utilities and drivers are working OK.
Freebsd machine sees the SSID and MAC address of a linux machine.
But after assosciation they both connect to another Access Point, whos MAC is YY:YY:YY:YY:YY, and there's no tcp/ip communication between them.
Unfortunately there is hard radio communication in ths area. And a lot of
client interfaces and bridges between my two points.
I have tried all the channels available, but results are similar, except the
MAC address of the Access Point in-between.
There is Beacon Excange, But quantity of received beacons is more than twice
less than quantity of beacons transmitted.
There are Received packets, Alot of PLCP CRC errors, A lot of PLCP transmit
Bytes Received = 0, But Bytes transmitted ~408190, a lot of SSID mismatches
Both Interfaces are put in adhoc mode.
So here is the question.
Perhaps some of you have similar problems in their experience, or
have any idea, how to solve this.....
And another: Is there any manual (HOWTO or smth else ) about the radio
parameter configuration ?????
root@... ~# ancontrol -A
Access point 1: [ XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX ]
Access point 2: [ 00:00:00:00:00:00 ]
Access point 3: [ 00:00:00:00:00:00 ]
Access point 4: [ 00:00:00:00:54:f8 ]
root@... ~# ancontrol -N
SSID 1: [ XZt ]
SSID 2: [ ]
SSID 3: [ ]
root@... ~# ancontrol -S
MAC address: [ ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ ]
Operating mode: [ configured MAC ON RX ON ]
Error code: [ 00 ]
Signal quality: [ 1c ]
Current SSID: [ XZt ]
Current AP name: [ ]
Current BSSID: [ ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ]
Beacon period: [ 100 ]
DTIM period: [ 1 ]
ATIM duration: [ 0 ]
HOP period: [ 200 ]
Channel set: [ 0 ]
Current channel: [ 5 ]
Hops to backbone: [ 0 ]
Total AP load: [ 0 ]
Our generated load: [ 0 ]
Accumulated ARL: [ 0 ]
root@... ~# ancontrol -I
OUI: [ 00:40:96 ]
Product number: [ 7 ]
Manufacturer name: [ Cisco Systems ]
Produce name: [ 340 Series ]
Firmware version: [ 3 ]
OEM MAC address: [ 00:40:96:35:0c:ef ]
Aironet MAC address: [ 00:40:96:35:0c:ef ]
Radio type: [ 802.11 DS ]
Regulatory domain: [ 0 ]
Assigned CallID: [ ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff ]
Supported speeds: [ 1.0Mbps 2.0Mbps 5.5Mbps 11.0Mbps ]
RX Diversity: [ antenna 1 and 2 ]
TX Diversity: [ antenna 1 and 2 ]
Supported power levels: [ 1 5 15 30 0 0 0 0 ]
Hardware revision: [ 00:20 ]
Software revision: [ 03:98 ]
Software subrevision: [ 00:00 ]
Interface revision: [ 00:00 ]
Bootblock revision: [ 01:43 ]
Boot Block Version = V1.43
Using Short RAdio Headers = No
Server BAsed Authentication=Enabled
Wep = Not Enabled
Authentication Type= Open
Antenna Selection=Rx->Diversity Tx->Diversity
Channel Set =North America
Client Name =Office
Mac Address = XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
Current Link Speed = 11 Mbs
Data Rate = Auto
Current Power Level = 30 mW
Available Power Levels = 1,5,15,30
Channel = 5
Status = AdHoc
SSID = XZt
Power Save Mode = CAM
Associated Point Name =
Associated Point address= 00.00.00.00
Associated Point Mac = YY:YY:YY:YY:YY
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