I did try by giving fixed address 10.42.43.1 and netmask as 255.255.255.0. Even though i was able to see the network on my laptop, I still wasn't able to connect to it and get an address.

Akshay

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Steve Sakoman <sakoman@gmail.com> wrote:
On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 4:30 AM, Akshay S.N <akshay.uttama@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Steve,
>
> I folowed the instructions mentioned and was able to get the Wi-Fi Adhoc
> mode. However, when i try to connect to the created adhoc mode via laptop,
> it doesnt connect. Any guess why??
>
> In ipv4 settings, i have given automatic DHCP?

I think you'll need to specify fixed IP addresses.  Follow the
instructions in the link I provided.

Steve

> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Steve Sakoman <sakoman@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 7:16 AM, Steve Sakoman <sakoman@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 6:20 AM, Akshay S.N <akshay.uttama@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Does the Gumstix fire can work in Adhoc mode with Wi-Fi in this image.
>> >> In
>> >> the previous versions, we never had a option to make the Wi-Fi to work
>> >> in
>> >> Adhoc mode. It woulld be helpful, to include this also.
>> >
>> > Though I haven't personally used it, NetworkManager does support ad
>> > hoc networks.
>> >
>> > Give it a try and let me know how it works for you:
>> >
>> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Adhoc
>> >
>> > Use the instructions under the header "Linux to Linux peers"
>>
>> I followed the above instructions using the current GNOME r13 image
>> and was able to create an ad-hoc network with my Overo.  I was able to
>> see and connect to the ad-hoc network with my laptop.
>>
>> So it seems to work for me.
>>
>> Steve
>>
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