From: Jean Tourrilhes <jt@bo...> - 2001-06-20 02:05:45
On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 07:18:04PM -0300, Dpto Tecnico Microlink wrote:
> Dear Jean,
> I build some boxes with aironet pci340 radios and linux. My
> configuration is :
> Kernel : 2.2.19 compiled with wireless modules
> Pccmcia: 3.1.26
> Wtools : 21
> Glibc : 2.2 With Makefile of Wireless tools :
> #Kernel headers 2.4.X + Glibc 2.2 - Mandrake 8.0 */
> HEADERS= -DGLIBC22_HEADERS
> CC : Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-slackware-linux/2.95.3/specs
> gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release)
> Board Init Sequence : modprobe airo; ifconfig eth1 10.10.10.1 netmask
> My Problems :
> 1) Iwconfig always say Frequency:2.412GHz
Bug. I don't have the time to fix it, but it should be easy to
> 2) Iwconfig ethX freq 3 , changes /proc/aironet/eth1/Config, Channel
> variable to Channel 2
> Iwconfig ethX freq 11, changes /proc/aironet/eth1/Config, Channel
> variable to Channel 10.
> I think it always Channel number-1
Correct. 802.11 defines channel 1->n, airo.c defines them 0->(n-1)
> 3) If I set 2 boxes with iwconfig eth1 freq 1 in first and freq 11 in
> second, they interoperates ( I probe with pings ). I think that channels are not
> been changed by iwconfig.
No, if you set them with the same ESSID, they find each other
by donning scanning. The freq is only use to create the IBSS if none
> In Wavelan Silver cards, if one box is in
> diferent frequency from other I have problems..
Only if you use port3. If you use IBSS mode, you get the same
behavior (or you should).
> I wrote to lists in past, but no answers. Can you help me ?
Extremely busy. See you in August...
> Marcio Gomes
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